2016 Maryland Code
Transportation
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 5 - Pedestrians' Rights and Rules
§ 21-504. Drivers to exercise due care

MD Transp Code § 21-504 (2016) What's This?

(a) In general. -- Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any pedestrian.

(b) Duty to warn pedestrians. -- Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the driver of a vehicle shall, if necessary, warn any pedestrian by sounding the horn of the vehicle.

(c) Duty to exercise precaution on observing child or certain other individuals. -- Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the driver of a vehicle shall exercise proper precaution on observing any child or any obviously confused or incapacitated individual.

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