Washington, DC asked in Traffic Tickets for Maryland

Q: Does Title 21-706 apply to 5-lane highway that includes two lanes on each direction of traffic, plus a turning lane?

I received a citation for going in the opposite direction of a school bus stopped on the opposite end of the 5-lane highway (the highway is not divided, but has a center lane for turning vehicles).

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Scott Scherr
Scott Scherr
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Towson, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Yes, the statute applies under these facts. It would not apply if there was a median dividing the highway.

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