2016 Maryland Code
Transportation
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 4 - Right-of-Way
§ 21-404. Vehicle entering highway from other than a highway; vehicle entering paved highway from unpaved highway

MD Transp Code § 21-404 (2016) What's This?

(a) Entering highway from other than a highway -- Duty to stop. -- The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a highway from a private road or driveway or from any other place that is not a highway shall stop.

(b) Entering highway from other than a highway -- Yielding right-of-way. -- The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a highway from a private road or driveway or from any other place that is not a highway shall yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the highway.

(c) "Paved highway" defined. -- In this section, "paved highway" means a highway that has a hard, smooth surface of gravel, shells, crushed stone, paving blocks, asphalt, concrete, or other similar substance.

(d) Entering paved highway from an unpaved highway -- Duty to stop. -- The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a paved highway from an unpaved highway shall stop.

(e) Entering paved highway from an unpaved highway -- Yielding right-of-way. -- The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a paved highway from an unpaved highway shall yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the paved highway.

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