New Traffic Laws Effective October 1, 2017

New Traffic Laws Effective October 1, 2017


Drivers may pass on the right shoulder if a vehicle is making a left turn ahead and the driver does not leave the paved surface.

Bicyclists and unicyclists are provided the same protections as pedestrians in crosswalks.

Tow trucks may travel in HOV lanes while responding to calls.

Drivers of ATVs or snowmobiles on highways must have driver’s licenses.

Objects that obstruct a driver’s view through the windshield cannot be hung from the rearview mirror.

Commercial license holders in noncompliance with child support have longer to resolve the issue; the period before the MVA can revoke a commercial licensehas been extended from 60 days to 120 days.

If you find yourself cited for a traffic infraction, the Law Office of Lynndolyn Mitchell is exceptionally qualified to represent you in the District Court of Maryland.

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