Maine Revised Statutes

§1926. Nitrous oxide system

(REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 29-A, SECTION 1925)
1. Definitions.  As used in this section, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.
A. "Fill station" means a place that refills nitrous oxide bottles. [2005, c. 31, §1 (NEW).]
B. "Nitrous oxide system" means a device installed in a motor vehicle that allows nitrous oxide to combine with gasoline for the purpose of increasing engine power. [2005, c. 31, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 31, §1 (RPR) .]
2. Use prohibited.  Except as provided in subsection 3, a person may not operate a motor vehicle that is equipped with a nitrous oxide system on a public way.
[ RR 2003, c. 1, §29 (RAL) .]
3. Exceptions.  A person may operate a motor vehicle equipped with a nitrous oxide system on a public way if:
A. All canisters of nitrous oxide have been removed from the vehicle; or [RR 2003, c. 1, §29 (RAL).]
B. The motor vehicle is en route to or from a track where the motor vehicle is used for racing, a car show, an off-highway competition or event or a fill station and:
(1) The nitrous oxide system is made inoperative by disconnecting the line feeding nitrous oxide to the engine; or
(2) All containers of nitrous oxide have been removed from the motor vehicle. [2005, c. 31, §2 (AMD).]
[ 2005, c. 31, §2 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
RR 2003, c. 1, §29 (RAL). 2005, c. 31, §§1,2 (AMD).