Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 42

H.P. 324 - L.D. 436

An Act To Include Trucks in the Definition of "Low-speed Vehicle"

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

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §101, sub-§32-A,  as affected by PL 2003, c. 614, §9 and repealed and replaced by c. 688, Pt. B, §8 and affected by §9, is amended to read:

32-A. Low-speed vehicle.   "Low-speed vehicle" means a 4-wheeled automobile motor vehicle that is able to attain a speed of at least 20 miles per hour but not more than 25 miles per hour and does not exceed 1,800 is less than 3,000 pounds in unloaded weight. "Low-speed vehicle" does not include an ATV as defined in Title 12, section 13001. A low-speed vehicle must be originally manufactured and maintained in accordance with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards as a low-speed vehicle pursuant to 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 571.500, as amended.

Effective September 12, 2009

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Augusta, ME 04333