Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 9

H.P. 94 - L.D. 110

An Act To Allow School Buses To Travel at the Posted Speed Limit on the Interstate and the Maine Turnpike

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

Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §2074, sub-§1, ķE,  as amended by PL 2005, c. 577, §30, is further amended to read:

E. On ways with a higher maximum speed limit, 45 miles per hour for a school bus transporting pupils to and from school. At all other times, a school bus may not exceed 55 miles per hour , except that on an interstate highway, as defined in Title 23, section 1903, subsection 3, and on the turnpike, as defined in Title 23, section 1964, subsection 9, a school bus may not exceed the posted speed limit.

Effective September 12, 2009

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