Thanksgiving is a busy time for holiday travelers. United States Department of Transportation statistics show that long-distance trips (50 miles or more) increase by 54% during Thanksgiving. AAA estimates that 43.5 million Americans will hit the road for the holiday this year, and 90% of them will make their treks in automobiles (as opposed to… Read more »
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Risky Ghouls and Goblins: Drunk Driving Poses Deadly Risks on Halloween Halloween isn’t just for little princesses, ghosts, and pirates anymore. It has become the second highest grossing commercial holiday in the United States, second only to Christmas. Adults and college students alike enjoy dressing up and attending costume parties and other Halloween themed get-togethers…. Read more »
Maine winters are known the world over for their breathtaking beauty. They bring to mind images of pristine winter woods, sparkling snow and cozy nights snuggled by the fire. But as the weather gets colder and the nights longer, Maine residents must also remember the treacherous side of Old Man Winter, and prepare themselves for… Read more »
Maine has an unusually high proportion of older drivers, and this number is expected to grow exponentially in the coming decades. About 20 percent of Maine’s licensed drivers are 65 and older. 22 percent of the fatal crashes that took place in Maine in 2010 involved drivers who were 65 years and older. Maine Department… Read more »
You’re sitting at a stop light when you notice that the driver of the car next to you is wearing a blindfold. Before you can react, the light turns green. To your absolute horror, the unseeing blockhead takes off like a bat out of hell. For a heart-pounding 4.6 seconds, he drives the length of… Read more »