Md. TRANSPORTATION Code Ann. § 21-503

§ 21-503. Crossing at other than crosswalks

(a)  In general. —  If a pedestrian crosses a roadway at any point other than in a marked crosswalk or in an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, the pedestrian shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle approaching on the roadway.

(b)  Where special pedestrian crossing provided. —  If a pedestrian crosses a roadway at a point where a pedestrian tunnel or overhead pedestrian crossing is provided, the pedestrian shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle approaching on the roadway.

(c)  Between adjacent intersections. —  Between adjacent intersections at which a traffic control signal is in operation, a pedestrian may cross a roadway only in a marked crosswalk.

(d)  Crossing intersection diagonally. —  A pedestrian may not cross a roadway intersection diagonally unless authorized by a traffic control device for crossing movements. If authorized to cross diagonally, a pedestrian may cross only in accordance with the traffic control device.


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Similar Law in Other Jurisdictions

  • Delaware: § 4143: Crossing at other than crosswalks
  • Pennsylvania: § 3543: Pedestrians crossing at other than crosswalks
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