Maine Revised Statutes

§2501. Restricted license

1. Eligibility.  Unless otherwise provided, the Secretary of State may issue a restricted license to a first-time OUI offender if:
A. Two thirds of the suspension period has expired; and [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
B. The Secretary of State has received notice that that person has completed the alcohol and drug program. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
2. Restrictions.  A restricted license issued pursuant to subsection 1 is subject to the following conditions and restrictions:
A. Use is limited to travelling to a treatment program or to employment for a minimum of 90 days after the original suspension date; and [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
B. Any other conditions or restrictions the Secretary of State considers advisable for the safety of the public and the welfare of the operator. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Failure to submit to test.  The Secretary of State may issue a restricted license to a person whose license was suspended for a first failure to submit to a test, if the condition of subsection 1, paragraph B is met and at least 180 days have elapsed since the date of suspension. This subsection does not apply to a commercial driver's license, provisional license or conditional license.
[ 1995, c. 368, Pt. AAA, §24 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 1995, c. 368, §AAA24 (AMD).

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