Did you know?
The following three sections of Maine law govern the operation of a motor vehicle and are intended to protect others from distracted drivers.
- The first law prohibits the use of mobile telephone or handheld electronic device by anyone under the age of 18!
Title 29-A Section 2116
- The second law addresses distracted driving by everybody. It defines the traffic infraction of “Operation of a motor vehicle while distracted”. The distraction can be an activity that is not necessary to the operation of the vehicle and that actually impairs, or would reasonably be expected to impair, the ability of the person to safely operate the vehicle.
Title 29-A Section 2218
- The third law specifically prohibits text messaging while operating a motor vehicle.
Title 29-A Section 2119
Please drive safely!
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