Statewide, Maine State Police Troopers report what they say is a disturbing trend. They say drivers are speeding, and that they are distracted when they drive. Citizen complaints about this dangerous behavior have increased.

The Maine State Police say that they are partnering with the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety in order to keep Mainers safe. They say they will be strictly enforcing rules of the road.

Enforcement will include minor infractions such as expired registrations and inspection stickers, which were curtailed earlier in the pandemic.