2017 Maryland Code
Transportation
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 9 - Reckless, Negligent, or Impaired Driving; Fleeing or Eluding Police
§ 21-901.1. Reckless and negligent driving

  • (a) Reckless driving. -- A person is guilty of reckless driving if he drives a motor vehicle:
    • (1) In wanton or willful disregard for the safety of persons or property; or
    • (2) In a manner that indicates a wanton or willful disregard for the safety of persons or property.
  • (b) Negligent driving. -- A person is guilty of negligent driving if he drives a motor vehicle in a careless or imprudent manner that endangers any property or the life or person of any individual.
  • (c) Penalty for violation of section. -- A person convicted of a violation of subsection (a) of this section is subject to a fine not exceeding $ 1,000.
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