2016 Maryland Code
Transportation
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 5 - Pedestrians' Rights and Rules
§ 21-510. Pedestrians to yield right-of-way to emergency vehicles

MD Transp Code § 21-510 (2016) What's This?

(a) In general. -- A pedestrian who crosses a roadway shall yield the right-of-way to any approaching emergency vehicle that is using audible and visual signals that meet the requirements of ยง 22-218 of this article.

(b) Police vehicles using audible signal. -- A pedestrian who crosses a roadway shall yield the right-of-way to any approaching police vehicle that is lawfully using an audible signal.

(c) Driver not relieved from duty of care. -- This section does not relieve the driver of an emergency vehicle from the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all persons.

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