Please note: our offices are closed on state-observed holidays.

Child Passenger Safety

Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of unintentional deaths of children under 16 years of age in the United States.

 

Driving Dynamics

The Maine Driving Dynamics course is a driver improvement course designed to improve a student's defensive driving.

Updates

Job Opening: Highway Safety Coordinator - Multiple Vacancies
We are currently in the hiring process for our vacant Highway Safety Coordinator positions. If you are interested, please have your application submitted to the Maine Security and Employment Center by April 18th, 2024. 

Maine Impaired Driving Summit
Impaired driving is a growing problem on our roads. The Maine Bureau of Highway Safety and AAA Northern New England are committed to raising awareness and fostering a dialogue that will promote safe driving habits. Join us for our annual Impaired Driving Summit as we bring together national and regional experts from law enforcement, prosecution, toxicology, and traffic safety to share their expertise and best practices to address critical issues around impaired driving. 

The summit has been approved for 5 hours of legal education credit hours from the Maine Bar; it may be used as Maine Criminal Justice Academy Mandatory Elective Credits for law enforcement, if approved by the agency Chief/Sheriff, and has been approved for 5 hours training credit toward Drug Recognition Experts’ recertification requirements.

Tuesday June 11, 2024 - 8:30am-4:00pm
Holiday in by the Bay, Portland ME

Please register in advance to attend.

Car Seat Check Events
There are additional Car Seat Check Events coming up throughout the spring and summer months. The events are free of charge and parents and caregivers can learn how to properly install their child’s car seat and have their seat checked by certified Child Passengers Safety Technicians.

Child Passenger Safety Certification Training
Coming up in the year we have multiple Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technician certification courses. Certified Technicians utilize their knowledge through a variety of activities, including car asea checks, where parents and caregivers receive education and hands-on experience on the proper use of their child restraint and safety belt systems.

Newsletter
The Maine Liaison - Spring 2024 

Traffic Fatalities

Traffic Fatalities through:
  April 12, 2024

30

*comparable prior years through April 12 of respective year

*2023

19

*2022

38

*2021

26

*2020

30

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