Legal Question in Traffic Law in Maryland

What is the law regarding passing on the left of a moving vehicle on a multi-lane road in Maryland?

Asked on 8/31/09, 8:40 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Alberto Halphen, Esq. Halphen Law Firm

It is usually legal to pass on the left (or right under certain circumstances) of a moving vehicle in Maryland as long as you are not in a "not passing zone". A few tips: always signal when changing lanes and pay attention to blind spots.

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Answered on 9/05/09, 9:28 am

William Welch William L. Welch, III Attorney

Title 21 of the Maryland Transportation Article covers the rules of the road. Specifically, section 21-303 has the general rules about passing. Beware that what law applies to a situation depends on the facts of the particular case.

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Answered on 9/05/09, 10:41 am

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