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§ 21-510. Pedestrians required to yield right-of-way to emergency vehicles

West's Annotated Code of MarylandTransportation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Transportation
Title 21. Vehicle Laws--Rules of the Road (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Pedestrians' Rights and Rules (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-510
§ 21-510. Pedestrians required to yield right-of-way to emergency vehicles
Yield right-of-way to emergency vehicles
(a) A pedestrian who crosses a roadway shall yield the right-of-way to any approaching emergency vehicle that is using audible and visual signals that meet the requirements of § 22-218 of this article.
Yield right-of-way to police vehicles
(b) A pedestrian who crosses a roadway shall yield the right-of-way to any approaching police vehicle that is lawfully using an audible signal.
Driver of emergency vehicle to drive with due care
(c) This section does not relieve the driver of an emergency vehicle from the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all persons.

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Added by Acts 1977, c. 14, § 2, eff. July 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 472, § 1.
Formerly Art. 66 ½, § 11-501.1.
MD Code, Transportation, § 21-510, MD TRANS § 21-510
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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