Maine Revised Statutes

§1905. Rear lights

1. Requirement.  Except as provided in subsection 3, a motor vehicle with 3 or more wheels or a trailer or semitrailer must have on the rear 2 lights, one on each side of the axis, each capable of displaying a red light visible for a distance of at least 100 feet behind the vehicle.
[ 2005, c. 314, §10 (AMD) .]
2. Vehicles used in conjunction.  When a vehicle is used in conjunction with another vehicle, only the last must carry the lights.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Vehicles manufactured with one rear light.  If a vehicle was manufactured with only a single rear light, that light is sufficient if the light complies with the visibility requirement and is in the center or to the left of the vehicle's axis.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
4. Exception for farm tractors.  This section does not apply to unregistered farm tractors.
[ 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). 2005, c. 314, §10 (AMD).

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