Maine Revised Statutes

§3651. Failure to provide safety and convenience

Highways, town ways and streets legally established shall be opened and kept in repair so as to be safe and convenient for travelers with motor vehicles. In default thereof, those liable may be indicted, convicted and a reasonable fine imposed therefor. [1977, c. 363, §5 (AMD).]

1. Legal objects not defects.  Trees, structures and other things which exist in accordance with municipal ordinances are not defects in a public way.
[ 1987, c. 583, §1 (NEW) .]
1977, c. 363, §5 (AMD). 1987, c. 583, §1 (AMD).