Maine Secretary Of State Summers To Explore Older Driver Restirctions
Bangor Dailey News
AUGUSTA, Maine — Secretary of State Charlie Summers has begun an exploratory process that he said could lead to changes in driving laws affecting elderly motorists.
Summers said recent accidents involving elderly drivers in Maine...prompted him to target this age group in his initiative,... which comes on the heels of stricter laws for teen drivers ... recent crashes in southern Maine, including ...an elderly driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 295 in Freeport... and another earlier this month in Portland, highlighted the problem.
***Maine ranks fourth in the nation for its percentage of fatal crashes involving drivers 65 or older!