AUGUSTA – The Augusta Police Department in partnership with the Bureau of Highway Safety will be conducting patrol activities throughout the City of Augusta focusing on distracted driving.
The patrol activities will be completed over the next several months. Distracted Driving is a significant factor in many motor vehicle crashes. It is the goal of the Augusta Police Department and Bureau of Highway Safety to reduce the number of crashes City and State wide. As the temperatures begin to warm patrol enforcement will increase as more motorists take the road to enjoy the many wonderful outdoor experiences the State of Maine has to offer. Many of these motorists however, will be first time drivers that can be easily distracted with today’s technologies. The Augusta Police Department wants all to enjoy our wonderful State by reaching your destination safely. It is the goal of the Augusta Police Department to gain voluntary compliance. We ask that you all help us achieve this goal by focusing all your attention on your drive and making sure that you arrive alive.