When a child who weighs less than 40 pounds is being transported in a motor vehicle that is required by the United States Department of Transportation to be equipped with safety seat belts, the operator must have the child properly secured in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions in a child safety seat. Violation of this subsection is a traffic infraction for which a fine of$50 for the first offense, $125 for the 2nd offense and$250 for the 3rd and subsequent offenses must be imposed. A fine imposed under this subsection may not be suspended by the court.
Maine Law Title 29-A Sec. 2081
Child Safety Seats