§2084. Bicycles and scooters

Link to law: http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/statutes/29-A/title29-Asec2084.html
Published: 2015

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§2084. Bicycles and scooters

1. Night equipment. 
A bicycle, scooter or motorized bicycle or tricycle, when in use in the nighttime,
must have:

A. Lighted a front light that emits a white light visible from a distance of at least
200 feet to the front; [2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR).]

B. A red or amber light or reflector to the rear that is visible at least 200 feet
to the rear; and [2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR).]

C. Reflector material on the pedals, unless the bicyclist is wearing reflective material
on the feet or ankles. [2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR).]

A bicyclist may also use optional supplementary reflectors, lights or reflective or
lighted safety equipment.

2003, c. 510, Pt. A, §25 (RPR)

2. Brakes. 
A bicycle, scooter or motorized bicycle or tricycle must be equipped with a brake
sufficient to enable the operator to stop the vehicle or device within a reasonable

2001, c. 360, §12 (AMD)


1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW).
1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF).
2001, c. 148, §5 (AMD).
2001, c. 360, §12 (AMD).
2001, c. 440, §L1 (AMD).
2003, c. 510, §A25 (AMD).