Maine Revised Statutes

§13157-C. ATV accident reports

1. Report requirements.  A person shall give notice of an ATV accident within 72 hours to the commissioner on forms provided by the commissioner if the person is:
A. The operator of an ATV involved in an accident that does not result in injuries requiring the services of a physician or in the death of a person but involves property damage estimated to cost $1,000 or more; [2005, c. 436, §8 (NEW).]
B. A person acting for the operator of an ATV described in paragraph A; or [2005, c. 436, §8 (NEW).]
C. The owner of an ATV described in paragraph A having knowledge of the accident if the operator of the ATV is unknown. [2005, c. 436, §8 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 436, §8 (NEW) .]
2. Penalties.  The following penalties apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates this section commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged. [2005, c. 436, §8 (NEW).]
B. A person who violates this section after having been adjudicated as having committed 3 or more civil violations under this Part within the previous 5-year period commits a Class E crime. [2005, c. 436, §8 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 436, §8 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2005, c. 436, §8 (NEW).