Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated Code of Maryland. Transportation. Title 20. Vehicle Laws--Accidents and Accident Reports. MD Code, Transportation, § 20-106. Duty of driver upon striking domestic animal with vehicle.

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Primary Citation:  MD Code, Transportation, § 20-106 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  November, 2018 Alternate Citation:  MD TRANS § 20-106 Date Adopted:  1977
Summary: Under this Maryland statute, if a motor vehicle strikes and injures a domestic animal, the driver of the motor vehicle immediately shall notify the appropriate State or local police of the accident. Once notified, the police shall notify the local organization or governmental agency designated by the appropriate local government to give the injured animals medical care.

Notification of State or local police

(a) In addition to the other requirements of this title, if a motor vehicle strikes and injures a domestic animal, the driver of the motor vehicle immediately shall notify the appropriate State or local police of the accident.

Notification of local organization or governmental agency to provide medical care

(b) On receipt of notice under this section, the police shall notify the local organization or governmental agency designated by the appropriate local government to give such injured animals medical care.

Credits

Added by Acts 1977, c. 274, § 2.

MD Code, Transportation, § 20-106, MD TRANS § 20-106

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