§ 31-3.2-10. Penalties.
Any person who violates any provisions of this chapter or any regulation of the director of the department of environmental management or the administrator of the division of motor vehicles shall be guilty of a misdemeanor for a first offense and be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100) or by imprisonment for not more than ninety (90) days, or both, and shall be required to take or retake a safety education certificate course that has been approved by the director; for a second offense, be punished by a fine of not more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250) or by imprisonment for not more than ninety (90) days, or both; and for a third or subsequent offense, be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment for not more than ninety (90) days, or both. The director may suspend or revoke the registration of a snow vehicle or a recreational vehicle, after a hearing, for good cause which shall include, but not be limited to:
(1) Nonownership by the applicant;
(2) The failure of the vehicle to meet equipment standards after the owner has received notice to comply with the standards;
(3) Operation of the vehicle improperly or in such a manner as to cause damage to any property or death or injury to any person, or that the registrant has allowed or permitted the vehicle to be so operated.
(4) Repeat violations of this chapter or any associated regulation.
(P.L. 1971, ch. 117, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 127, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 179, § 1.)