An Act To Update and Clarify the Laws Governing the Operation of Bicycles on Public Roadways
Sec. 1. 29-A MRSA §101, sub-§83, as enacted by PL 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 and affected by Pt. B, §5, is amended to read:
Sec. 2. 29-A MRSA §2060, sub-§1-A, as amended by PL 2009, c. 484, §3, is further amended to read:
Sec. 3. 29-A MRSA §2060, sub-§2, as enacted by PL 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 and affected by Pt. B, §5, is amended to read:
When practicable, the left turn must be made in that portion of the intersection to the left of the center of the intersection.
An operator intending to turn to the left must yield the right-of-way to a vehicle traffic approaching from the opposite direction that is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.
Sec. 4. 29-A MRSA §2063, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2009, c. 484, §5, is further amended to read:
This subsection does not apply in a municipality that, by ordinance approved by the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Transportation, makes other provisions regarding the operating location of a bicycle or roller skier on a roadway.
Sec. 5. 29-A MRSA §2070, sub-§1-A, as amended by PL 2009, c. 484, §6, is further amended to read:
The collision of a motor vehicle with a person operating a bicycle or roller skis is prima facie evidence of a violation of this subsection.