2020 Maryland Statutes
Transportation
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 12 - Operation of Bicycles and Play Vehicles
Section 21-1202 - Traffic and Pedestrian Laws Apply to Bicycles, Motor Scooters, Play Vehicles, or Unicycles

    (a)    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)    (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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