Maine Revised Statutes

§452. Manner of display

1. Position of registration plate.  A registration plate must be displayed horizontally. Only one set of Maine registration plates may be displayed on one vehicle. A registration plate must be attached to the front and the rear of each vehicle except as follows.
A. A trailer and semitrailer registration plate may be attached only to the rear of that trailer or semitrailer. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
B. A motorcycle registration plate may not be attached to the front of that motorcycle. [2005, c. 577, §10 (AMD).]
C. A manufacturer, dealer or transporter registration plate may be attached only to the rear of the vehicle. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
D. A truck tractor registration plate may be attached only to the front of that truck tractor. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
[ 2005, c. 577, §10 (AMD) .]
2. Farm trucks.  The registration plate for a farm truck or vehicle used for hauling forest products may be attached by means of a rigid or semirigid bracket that allows the plate to swing freely.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Proper display.  Registration plates must always be properly displayed.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. Q, §2 (AMD); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
4. Plainly visible and legible.  Registration plates, including the numbers, letters and words, must always be plainly visible and legible.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. Q, §3 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §§Q2,3 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2005, c. 577, §10 (AMD).