Md. TRANSPORTATION Code Ann. § 21-702

§ 21-702. All vehicles to stop at certain railroad crossings

(a)  Posting of stop sign. —  The State Highway Administration and any local authority with the approval of the State Highway Administration may place a stop sign at any railroad grade crossing of a highway that the local authority or State Highway Administration designates as a particularly dangerous crossing.

(b)  Obedience to sign required. —  If the driver of a vehicle approaches the stop sign, the driver:

(1)  Shall stop within 50 feet but not less than 15 feet from the nearest rail in the crossing; and

(2)  May proceed only on exercising due care



Similar Law in Other Jurisdictions

  • New Hampshire: Section 265:49: All Vehicles Must Stop at Certain Railroad Grade Crossings
  • Washington: RCW 46.61.345: All vehicles must stop at certain railroad grade crossings