AUGUSTA, Maine—A bill that would have required Maine drivers to use snow or all-season tires between Oct. 2 and April 30 of each year has failed in the state legislature.
State Rep. David McCrea (D-Fort Fairfield) introduced H.P. 176 on Jan. 22. The bill was ordered printed and referred to the Maine House Committee on Transportation.
On Feb. 5, the state Senate placed the bill in the legislative files, according to the Maine legislature's website. This means the bill is officially dead, the website said.