Remember In May & June Moose Are On The Move
The Maine DOT wants to remind us that not only are moose on the move in May and June but they tend to be traveling in groups. That means of course just because you see one safely across the road doesn't mean there isn't another or two right on it's heels. So pay extra attention particularly at night when they are most likely to be traveling and because of their dark color can be very hard to see.
According to State of Maine statistics over a five year period the yearly average was 365 moose and auto collisions. Last year accidents with moose was down to 291. On an informative and interactive map of last years collisions produced by the Press Herald in December of 2017 you'll also see that evening hours are when you need to be your most vigilant and alert. In addition it is clear that there is no part of our great state that is immune from these incidents.