PORTLAND – The state’s leading agencies in highway safety team up for a six hour event at the Maine mall Saturday focusing on teenage driving.
There will be displays, a mock crash, driving simulators and experts for teens and their parents to talk to.
The director of the Maine bureau of highway safety, Lauren Stewart, said motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of teenage deaths in Maine.
Stewart said that an average of 14 teenagers are killed each year in motor vehicle crashes.
In addition to the Bureau of Highway Safety; AAA, the Maine Department of Transportation and the State’s Bureau of Motor Vehicles are sponsoring the event.
Stewart may be reached at 207-626-3841