Maine Revised Statutes

§510. Exemption from registration

1. Tractors used for farming.  Registration or a license is not required for a tractor or trailer used solely for farming purposes when operated to or from:
A. The premises where kept; [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
B. A farm lot and between farm lots, when used for farm purposes; or [2013, c. 496, §5 (AMD).]
C. A filling station or garage for fuel or repairs. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
[ 2013, c. 496, §5 (AMD) .]
2. Skidder.  Registration is not required for a log skidder used solely for logging purposes when operated to or from:
A. The premises where kept and a woodlot, or between woodlots used for logging purposes; or [2013, c. 496, §6 (AMD).]
B. A filling station or garage for fuel or repairs. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
[ 2013, c. 496, §6 (AMD) .]
3. Tractors used for logging.  Registration is not required for a converted motor vehicle used as a tractor when used solely for logging purposes when operated to or from:
A. The premises where the tractor is kept; [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
B. A woodlot and between woodlots used for logging purposes; or [2013, c. 496, §7 (AMD).]
C. A filling station or garage for fuel or repairs. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
[ 2013, c. 496, §7 (AMD) .]
4. Privilege to operate a tractor or skidder suspended.  If a person's license has been revoked or suspended, that person may not operate a tractor or log skidder on a public way except as provided in subsection 1, paragraphs A and B, subsection 2, paragraph A or subsection 3, paragraphs A and B until the Secretary of State reinstates that person's license or issues to that person another license.
[ 2013, c. 496, §8 (AMD) .]
5. Tow dollies.  Registration is not required for a tow dolly.
[ 2011, c. 356, §8 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 1999, c. 183, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 356, §8 (AMD). 2013, c. 496, §§5-8 (AMD).