Maryland Vehicle Laws Pertaining to Bicycles
To read these laws go to Michie's Legal Resources. Select the TRANSPORTATION folder icon and access the following:
TITLE 21. VEHICLE LAWS - RULES OF THE ROAD
Subtitle 5. Pedestrians' Rights and RulesSubtitle 12. Operation of Bicycle and Play
Bicycles on Transit
For information in the Washington region contact - www.wmata.com
For information in the Baltimore region contact - https://mta.maryland.gov/
For information about bicycles on MARC trains, contact - https://mta.maryland.gov/
For information in Montgomery County contact - https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-dte/bikeways/index.html
Maryland's Bicycle Helmet Law
Maryland State Highways Where Bicycles are Prohibited
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) has the authority to prohibit cyclists on any highway that is not suitable for bicycles.
The following highways are prohibited to cyclists.
In addition, the following highway sections are prohibited to cyclists.
The following bridges prohibit bicycle and pedestrian traffic.
If you are a cyclist and do not want to cross the Hatem Bridge by bicycle, use a taxi or local bus service (weekdays only) instead. Signs near the bridge describe taxi service.
For more information go to www.mdta.maryland.gov
707 North Calvert Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3601
Main Business Line – 410-545-0300
Safety Campaigns – 1-800-323-6742
For emergencies, call MDOT SHA's Statewide Operations Center at 410-582-5650.
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