An Act To Establish a Distracted Driver Law
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §2117 is enacted to read:
§ 2117. Failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle
(1) That is not necessary to the operation of the vehicle; and
(2) That actually impairs, or would reasonably be expected to impair, the ability of the person to safely operate the vehicle.
A person may be issued a citation or summons for any other traffic infraction or crime that was committed by the person in relation to the person’s commission of the traffic infraction of failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.