Maine Revised Statutes

§3853-C. Trespass by motor vehicle; civil violation

1. Violation.   A person may not park a motor vehicle or allow a motor vehicle under that person's control to remain parked:
A. In a private drive or private way in a manner that blocks or interferes with the free passage of other vehicles without the permission of the owner of that private drive or way; or [2011, c. 561, §2 (NEW).]
B. On a public highway in a manner that blocks the entrance to a private driveway, gate or barway. [2011, c. 561, §2 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 561, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Penalty.   A person who violates subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $500 must be adjudged.
[ 2011, c. 561, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Registered owner's liability for vehicle.   There is a rebuttable presumption that a registered owner of a vehicle involved in a violation of subsection 1 has that vehicle under that person's control.
[ 2011, c. 561, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1981, c. 251, (NEW). 2011, c. 561, §2 (RPR).