Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 34

S.P. 71 - L.D. 221

An Act To Modify the Laws Regarding Seat Belts

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §2081, sub-§6,  as amended by PL 1997, c. 450, §4, is further amended to read:

6. Exceptions.   Notwithstanding subsection 3-A:
A.  A rural mail carrier of the United States Postal Service is not required to be secured in a seat belt while engaged in the delivery of mail; and
B.  The operator of a taxicab or a limousine is not responsible for securing in a seat belt a passenger transported for a fee . ; and
C A newspaper delivery person is not required to be secured in a seat belt while engaged in the actual delivery of newspapers from a vehicle or performing newspaper delivery duties that require frequent entry into and exit from a vehicle.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333