2017 Maryland Code
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 12 - Operation of Bicycles and Play Vehicles
§ 21-1202. Traffic and pedestrian laws apply to bicycles, motor scooters, play vehicles, or unicycles.

  • (a) Bicycles and motor scooters. -- Every person operating a bicycle or a motor scooter in a public bicycle area has all the rights granted to and is subject to all the duties required of the driver of a vehicle by this title, including the duties set forth in § 21-504 of this title, except:
    • (1) As otherwise provided in this subtitle; and
    • (2) For those provisions of this title that by their very nature cannot apply.
  • (b) Bicycle, play vehicle, or unicycle. --
    • (1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) of this subsection, a person has the rights and is subject to the restrictions applicable to pedestrians under this title while the person is lawfully operating a bicycle, play vehicle, or unicycle:
      • (i) On a sidewalk or sidewalk area; or
      • (ii) In or through a crosswalk.
    • (2) At an intersection, a person operating a bicycle, play vehicle, or unicycle is subject to all traffic control signals, as provided in §§ 21-202 and 21-203 of this title.
    • (3) Section 21-506 of this title does not apply to a person operating a bicycle, play vehicle, or unicycle.
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