2010 Maryland Code
TRANSPORTATION
TITLE 21 - VEHICLE LAWS - RULES OF THE ROAD
Subtitle 2 - Traffic Signs, Signals, and Markings
Section 21-206 - Interference with traffic control devices or railroad signs and signals.

§ 21-206. Interference with traffic control devices or railroad signs and signals.
 

(a)  Alteration or interference.- A person without lawful authority may not willfully alter, or interfere with the operation of, any traffic control device or any railroad sign or signal, including any inscription, shield, or insignia on it. 

(b)  Defacing.- A person without lawful authority may not willfully deface any traffic control device or any railroad sign or signal, including any inscription, shield, or insignia on it. 

(c)  Injuring.- A person without lawful authority may not willfully injure any traffic control device or any railroad sign or signal, including any inscription, shield, or insignia on it. 

(d)  Knocking down.- A person without lawful authority may not willfully knock down any traffic control device or any railroad sign or signal, including any inscription, shield, or insignia on it. 

(e)  Changing directions.- A person without lawful authority may not willfully change the direction of any traffic control device or any railroad sign or signal, including any inscription, shield, or insignia on it. 

(f)  Twisting.- A person without lawful authority may not willfully twist any traffic control device or any railroad sign or signal, including any inscription, shield, or insignia on it. 

(g)  Removing any part of it.- A person without lawful authority may not willfully remove any part of any traffic control device or any railroad sign or signal, including any inscription, shield, or insignia on it. 

(h)  Possession or use of device to alter or interfere with operation of signal prohibited.- A person without lawful authority may not possess, with an intent to use, any device capable of transmitting an infrared, electronic, or other signal to a traffic control device or a railroad sign or signal for the purpose of altering or otherwise interfering with the operation of the traffic control device or a railroad sign or signal. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 661/2, § 11-206; 1977, ch. 14, § 2; 1986, ch. 472, § 1; 2004, ch. 126.] 
 

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