Maine Revised Statutes

§2084. Bicycles and scooters

1. Night equipment.  A bicycle, scooter or motorized bicycle or tricycle, when in use in the nighttime, must have:
A. Lighted a front light that emits a white light visible from a distance of at least 200 feet to the front; [2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR).]
B. A red or amber light or reflector to the rear that is visible at least 200 feet to the rear; and [2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR).]
C. Reflector material on the pedals, unless the bicyclist is wearing reflective material on the feet or ankles. [2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR).]
A bicyclist may also use optional supplementary reflectors, lights or reflective or lighted safety equipment.
[ 2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR) .]
2. Brakes.  A bicycle, scooter or motorized bicycle or tricycle must be equipped with a brake sufficient to enable the operator to stop the vehicle or device within a reasonable distance.
[ 2001, c. 360, §12 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 2001, c. 148, §5 (AMD). 2001, c. 360, §12 (AMD). 2001, c. 440, §L1 (AMD). 2003, c. 510, §A25 (AMD).

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