|Drivers with 1 violation since 2003||41134|
|Drivers with 2 violations since 2003||5628|
|Drivers with 3+ violations since 2003||819|
|Drivers with 1 violation since 1983||115794|
|Drivers with 2 violations since 1983||27856|
|Drivers with 3 violations since 1983||9338|
|Drivers with 4 violations since 1983||3399|
|Drivers with 5 violations since 1983||1268|
|Drivers with 6+ violations since 1983||724|
Drunken driving offenses in Maine
For the purposes of prosecuting repeat offenders, Maine law gives drivers a clean slate 10 years after a violation.
158,379 drivers have violated Maine’s drunken driving laws in the past 30 years â€” over a quarter of whom have been repeat offenders. Of that total,
47,581 drivers (the inner circle of the pie chart below) have offended in the past 10 years.
six or more offenses
individual drivers have had more than one drunken driving violation in the past 30 years.
people have at least one Maine drunken driving offense in the past 30 years,
and of those,
have had offenses within the past 10 years.
SOURCE: Maine Office of the Secretary of State
INTERACTIVE: Christian MilNeil/online producer