Maine Revised Statutes

§804. Notice to riders

1. General signs.  An amusement owner shall display signs indicating the applicable safety responsibilities of riders set forth in section 803 and the location of stations to report injuries. The signs must be located at:
A. Each station for reporting an injury; [1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).]
B. Each first aid station; and [1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).]
C. Either:
(1) At least 4 other locations on the premises, including each premises entrance and exit, if there are no more than 4 entrances or exits for riders;
(2) At least 4 other locations on the premises, including the 4 premises entrances and exits most commonly used by riders, if there are more than 4 entrances and exits for riders; or
(3) Each amusement ride. [1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Individual amusement ride signs.  An amusement owner shall post a sign at each amusement ride that includes:
A. Operational instructions, if any; [1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).]
B. Safety guidelines for riders, if any; [1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).]
C. Restrictions on the use of the amusement ride, if any; [1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).]
D. Behavior or activities that are prohibited, if any; and [1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).]
E. A legend providing that "State law requires riders to obey all warnings and directions for this ride and behave in a manner that will not cause or contribute to injuring themselves or others. Riders must report injuries before leaving. Failure to comply is punishable by fine and imprisonment." [1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW) .]

Any sign required by this section must be prominently displayed at a conspicuous location, clearly visible to the public and bold and legible in design. [1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY
1997, c. 303, §1 (NEW).