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SECTION 1153
Provisions relating to blind or visually impaired persons
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 7, ARTICLE 27
§ 1153. Provisions relating to blind or visually impaired persons.
(a) Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this article every
driver of a vehicle approaching an intersection or crosswalk shall yield
the right of way to a pedestrian crossing or attempting to cross the
roadway when such pedestrian is accompanied by a guide dog or using a
cane which is metallic or white in color or white with a red tip.

(b) No person, unless blind or visually impaired, shall use on any
street or highway a cane which is metallic or white in color or white
with a red tip.

(c) This section shall not be construed as making obligatory the
employment of the use of a guide dog or of a cane or walking stick of
any kind by a person blind or visually impaired.