2016 Maryland Code
Transportation
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 5 - Pedestrians' Rights and Rules
§ 21-509. Controlled access highways

MD Transp Code § 21-509 (2016) What's This?

(a) Walking along highway. -- Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk along a controlled access highway.

(b) Walking on highway. -- Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk on a controlled access highway.

(c) Walking along ramps. -- Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk along a ramp leading to or from a controlled access highway.

(d) Walking on ramps. -- Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk on a ramp leading to or from a controlled access highway.

(e) Walking along access roads. -- Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk along an access road leading to or from a controlled access highway.

(f) Walking on access roads. -- Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a pedestrian may not walk on an access road leading to or from a controlled access highway.

(g) Leaving vehicle on highway. -- Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a person may not leave any vehicle that is on a controlled access highway.

(h) Leaving vehicles on ramps. -- Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a person may not leave any vehicle that is on a ramp leading to or from a controlled access highway.

(i) Leaving vehicles on access roads. -- Except as provided in subsection (j) of this section, a person may not leave any vehicle that is on an access road leading to or from a controlled access highway.

(j) Exceptions. -- This section does not apply to a person if an emergency prevents the movement of a vehicle in which he is riding and the person goes only to the nearest telephone or other source of assistance, nor to a person boarding or leaving a bus within a bus stop approved by the State Highway Administration.

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