Maine officials are bolstering enforcement
on the snowmobile trails.
A week after five snowmobile-related fatalities in Maine,
Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap says Bureau of Motor Vehicles
investigators will join Maine wardens in enforcement efforts on the
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Commissioner Dan Martin welcomes
the help, saying this collaboration may save a life. Maine has had
nine snowmobile deaths since January 4th.
The motor vehicle investigators will assist Maine game wardens
at several locations across the state, including checkpoints and
road crossings frequented by snowmobile traffic, for the next three
weekends starting today.