This New Law In Maine Will Change The Way You Take Road Trips

Roadtripping through Maine is one of the best things you can do with some spare time. Whether you’re heading to the mountains, going straight for the beach or have no real plans in mind, there’s nothing that can’t be fixed with a little time on the open road. If you’re a regular reader you’ll know how much we love a good road trip. We’ve even included a few of our favorites at the end of this article!

While we encourage everyone to explore everything the state has to offer, we thought you’d all want to know about the new law that goes into effect in September 2019. In short, handheld phones are now banned. Here’s everything you need to know.

And, of course, the question you’re all asking: what’s the fine? Those in violation of the new law will be subject to no less than a $50 fine for a offense and not less than $250 for a second or subsequent offense in a three-year period.

Now, onto the road trips! Check these out the next time the open road calls: