S.P. 233 - L.D. 655
An Act to Increase the Penalty for Failure to Yield the Right-of-way to a Visually Impaired Pedestrian
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §2056, sub-§9 is enacted to read:
9. Failure to yield right-of-way to a visually impaired pedestrian. Notwithstanding other provisions of this section, an operator who fails to yield the right-of-way to a visually impaired pedestrian who is carrying a cane that is predominately white or metallic in color, with or without a red tip, or using a guide or personal care dog as defined in Title 17, section 1312, commits a traffic infraction. Notwithstanding section 103, subsection 3, the fine for a violation of this subsection may not be less than $50 nor more than $1,000.
Effective September 18, 1999, unless otherwise indicated.
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