Md. TRANSPORTATION Code Ann. § 21-506

§ 21-506. Pedestrians on roadways

(a)  Where sidewalks provided. —  Where a sidewalk is provided, a pedestrian may not walk along and on an adjacent roadway.

(b)  Where sidewalks not provided. —  Where a sidewalk is not provided, a pedestrian who walks along and on a highway may walk only on the left shoulder, if practicable, or on the left side of the roadway, as near as practicable to the edge of the roadway, facing any traffic that might approach from the opposite direction.



Similar Law in Other Jurisdictions

  • Virginia: Virginia Code: § 46.2-928: Pedestrians not to use roadway except when necessary; keeping to left
  • Washington: RCW: 46.61.250: Pedestrians on roadways — Pedestrians and personal delivery devices on highways