2010 Maryland Code
TRANSPORTATION
TITLE 21 - VEHICLE LAWS - RULES OF THE ROAD
Subtitle 2 - Traffic Signs, Signals, and Markings
Section 21-204 - Flashing signals.

§ 21-204. Flashing signals.
 

(a)  In general.- If a flashing red or yellow light is used in a traffic signal or with a traffic sign, it requires obedience by vehicular traffic as provided in this section. 

(b)  Flashing red (stop signal) - In general.- If a red lens is lit with rapid intermittent flashes, the driver of a vehicle shall stop at the near side of the intersection at a clearly marked stop line. 

(c)  Flashing red (stop signal) - No clearly marked stop lines.- If a red lens is lit with rapid intermittent flashes, the driver of a vehicle shall stop at the near side of the intersection, if there is no clearly marked stop line, before entering any crosswalk. 

(d)  Flashing red (stop signal) - No crosswalk.- If a red lens is lit with rapid intermittent flashes, the driver of a vehicle shall stop at the near side of the intersection, if there is no crosswalk, before entering the intersection. 

(e)  Right to proceed after making stop subject to certain rules.- The right to proceed after making the stop is subject to the rules applicable after making a stop at a stop sign. 

(f)  Flashing yellow (caution signal).- If a yellow lens is lit with rapid intermittent flashes, the driver of a vehicle may proceed through the intersection or past the signal only with caution. 

(g)  Exception.- This section does not apply at any railroad grade crossing. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 661/2, § 11-204; 1977, ch. 14, § 2; 1986, ch. 472, § 1.] 
 

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