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Driver’s Manual Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration Applies only to noncommercial Class C licenses Together We Can Save Lives. The MVA shall provide exemplary driver and vehicle services that promote Maryland’s mobility and safety while enhancing process and product security. General Information: www.mva.maryland.gov 410-768-7000 TTY for the Hearing Impaired: 1-800-492-4575 Message from the Administrator Dear Prospective Motorist: Did you know that every 14 minutes someone dies in a motor vehicle crash, every 10 seconds an injury occurs, and every five seconds a motor vehicle crash occurs? For most new drivers, getting a Maryland driver’s license is one of the first steps toward transportation independence. This is an exciting time and also a very dangerous time for any new driver. It is important to remember that driving is a privilege and you play a responsible role in ensuring that all drivers remain safe on our highways and roadways. Take the High Road: Share the Road – It Belongs to Everyone As motorists, we share the road with drivers of various ages, skill levels, personalities, and habits. We also share the road with pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and vehicles of varying sizes. Understanding the unique limitations and challenges for the various road users we encounter every day will enable us to be more respectful and considerate of our roadway companions and instill positive attitudes towards those who use various modes of transport. Every day, thousands of drivers make the decision to multi-task, speed, tailgate, run red lights and take their aggression out on other road users, putting themselves and others sharing the road at risk. Driving a motor vehicle on public roadways is a serious responsibility. It is our commitment at the Motor Vehicle Administration to promote driver safety and to carry out our regulatory responsibilities

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