Maine Revised Statutes

§1764. Fleet inspection stations

1. License by Chief of the State Police.  The Chief of the State Police may license fleet inspection stations to inspect 10 or more vehicles registered in the name of a single owner.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
2. Requirements.  To qualify as a fleet inspection station, a station must:
A. [2007, c. 348, §14 (RP).]
B. Have at least 10 vehicles registered in the name of the fleet inspection station owner or be under contract to the owner of the fleet of vehicles for exclusive maintenance. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
[ 2007, c. 348, §14 (AMD) .]
3. Limit to fleet vehicles.  Fleet station inspections are limited exclusively to fleet vehicles.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
4. Employment of certified inspection mechanics.  A fleet inspection station must employ a sufficient number of certified inspection mechanics to inspect every vehicle in the fleet annually.
A certified inspection mechanic may inspect fleets of vehicles at the fleet station, if proper inspection equipment is available.
Fleet vehicles must be inspected by a certified inspection mechanic who may issue and sign inspection certificates.
Fleet vehicle inspectors are subject to the same provisions as certified inspection mechanics.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 2007, c. 348, §14 (AMD).