Maine Revised Statutes

§2113. Visible emissions

1. Prohibition.  A person may not operate a gasoline-powered motor vehicle on a public way if the motor vehicle emits visible smoke, other than water vapor, in the exhaust emissions for a period in excess of 5 consecutive seconds.
[ 1997, c. 786, §7 (NEW) .]
2. Violation; penalty.  A violation of this section is a traffic infraction for which a forfeiture not to exceed $100 may be adjudged. A person against whom enforcement action has been taken for a violation of subsection 1 may not be adjudicated to have committed a subsequent violation of subsection 1 unless 24 hours have elapsed between the date and time of the first violation indicated on the Violation and Summons Complaint and the subsequent violation.
[ 1997, c. 786, §7 (NEW) .]
1997, c. 786, §7 (NEW).