Maine Revised Statutes

§2388. Violations; bond; appeals

1. Violation.  Except as otherwise provided, an operator who violates a provision of this subchapter commits a traffic infraction for which a forfeiture of not less than $25 nor more than $1,000 for each offense may be adjudged.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
2. Bond.  In granting a permit under this subchapter, an operator may be required to post a satisfactory bond to reimburse for expenses necessarily incurred in repairing damage caused to the way or bridge by the operator's use.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Appeals.  An appeal in writing may be taken to the Department of Transportation from an order or decision of a municipal official under sections 2380 to 2382, 2387 and 2395.
The Department of Transportation may hear and decide the matter in a summary manner, modifying, affirming or vacating the action and may issue any order necessary to carry out its decision.
An appeal does not suspend the order or decision of the municipal official unless ordered by the Department of Transportation.
An appeal may be taken to the Public Utilities Commission from an action by a railroad corporation under section 2387 in respect to a highway bridge maintained by the corporation. The commission, after notice and hearing, may confirm or modify that action.
[ 1995, c. 65, Pt. A, §112 (AMD); 1995, c. 65, Pt. A, §153 (AFF); 1995, c. 65, Pt. C, §15 (AFF) .]
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 1995, c. 65, §A112 (AMD). 1995, c. 65, §§A153,C15 (AFF).