2018 Maryland Code
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 1 - Definitions; General Provisions
§ 21-103. Obedience to police officers and summonses

  • (a) Obedience to orders required. --

    • (1) A person may not willfully disobey any lawful order or direction of any police officer.

    • (2) This subsection may not be construed to authorize a police officer at a motor vehicle checkpoint, as defined in ยง 25-114 of this article, to target only motorcycles for inspection or evaluation, except as appropriate at a police checkpoint established as part of a police search or investigation.

  • (b) Authority to summon witnesses; obedience required. --

    • (1) A police officer may summon witnesses to testify under oath on any charge brought under the Maryland Vehicle Law.

    • (2) A person may not willfully disobey a summons.

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