§ 21-403. Vehicle entering stop or yield intersection or through highway
(a) Signs authorized. — Preferential right-of-way at an intersection may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs placed in accordance with the Maryland Vehicle Law.
(b) Stopping at entrance to through highway. — If the driver of a vehicle approaches a through highway, the driver shall:
(1) Stop at the entrance to the through highway; and
(2) Yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the through highway.
(c) Stopping in obedience to stop signs. — If a stop sign is placed at the entrance to an intersecting highway, even if the intersecting highway is not part of a through highway, the driver of a vehicle approaching the intersecting highway shall:
(1) Stop in obedience to the stop sign; and
(2) Yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the intersecting highway.
(d) Approaching intersection marked by yield sign. — If a “yield” sign facing the driver of a vehicle is placed on the approach to an intersection, the driver shall:
(1) Approach the intersection with caution;
(2) Yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the other highway; and
(3) If necessary, stop in order to yield this right-of-way.
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Similar Law in Other Jurisdictions
- Rhode Island: § 31-17-3: Intersection with through highway
- Virginia: Virginia Code 46.2-821: Vehicles before entering certain highways shall stop or yield right-of-way