Maryland Transportation Section 21-502

Article - Transportation

§ 21-502.

      (a)      (1)      This subsection does not apply where:

                  (i)      A pedestrian tunnel or overhead pedestrian crossing is provided, as described in § 21-503(b) of this subtitle; or

                  (ii)      A traffic control signal is in operation.

            (2)      The driver of a vehicle shall come to a stop when a pedestrian crossing the roadway in a crosswalk is:

                  (i)      On the half of the roadway on which the vehicle is traveling; or

                  (ii)      Approaching from an adjacent lane on the other half of the roadway.

      (b)      A pedestrian may not suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is impossible for the driver to yield.

      (c)      If, at a marked crosswalk or at an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, a vehicle is stopped to let a pedestrian cross the roadway, the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear may not overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.