2017 Maryland Code
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 11 - Miscellaneous Rules
§ 21-1105. Opening and closing vehicle doors

  • (a) Opening door. -- A person may not open the door of a motor vehicle on any side available to moving traffic unless:
    • (1) It is reasonably safe to do so; and
    • (2) It can be done without interfering with the movement of other traffic.
  • (b) Failing to close door. -- A person may not leave a door open on any side of a vehicle available to moving traffic for any period longer than necessary to load or unload passengers.
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