Maine Revised Statutes

§2404. Owner liable for damage by impaired operator

An owner or person having control over a motor vehicle who, having knowledge or reason to know that a person under the influence of intoxicants has an alcohol level of 0.08 grams or more of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood or 210 liters of breath, permits that person to operate that motor vehicle is jointly and severally liable with that person for damages caused by the negligence of the person. This section is not in derogation of, does not limit and does not diminish any cause of action or right of recovery that is or may become available under the common law. [2009, c. 447, §36 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 2009, c. 447, §36 (AMD).