Q: When exiting an apartment complex into a neighborhood road do you have to stop if there is no stop sign ?
Yes. Look up the "Boulevard Rule" which applies in Maryland. Also read over MD Code, Transportation, § 21-705:
(a) The driver of a vehicle emerging from an alley, driveway, or building shall stop immediately before driving onto a sidewalk or onto the sidewalk area that extends across the alley, driveway, or building exit.
(b) The driver of a vehicle emerging from an alley, driveway, or building shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian.
(c) The driver of a vehicle emerging from an alley, driveway, or building shall on entering the roadway, yield the right-of-way to any other vehicle approaching on the roadway.
(d) The driver of a vehicle entering an alley, driveway, or building shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian.
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