Maine Revised Statutes

§2084. Bicycles and scooters

1. Night equipment.  A bicycle, scooter or motorized bicycle or tricycle, when in use in the nighttime, must have:
A. Lighted a front light that emits a white light visible from a distance of at least 200 feet to the front; [2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR).]
B. A red or amber light or reflector to the rear that is visible at least 200 feet to the rear; and [2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR).]
C. Reflector material on the pedals, unless the bicyclist is wearing reflective material on the feet or ankles. [2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR).]
A bicyclist may also use optional supplementary reflectors, lights or reflective or lighted safety equipment.
[ 2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR) .]
2. Brakes.  A bicycle, scooter or motorized bicycle or tricycle must be equipped with a brake sufficient to enable the operator to stop the vehicle or device within a reasonable distance.
[ 2001, c. 360, §12 (AMD) .]
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 2001, c. 148, §5 (AMD). 2001, c. 360, §12 (AMD). 2001, c. 440, §L1 (AMD). 2003, c. 510, §A25 (AMD).

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