Tag: Maine

Avoid an OUI in Maine (5 Things You Need to Know about OUI)

To avoid an OUI in Maine, you should know at least these five things. I. OUI in Maine It’s a crime to drive a vehicle while impaired by alcohol. Legally, the crime is called operating under the influence, or OUI in Maine. In many states this is called a DUI or DWI. For adults age …

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Maine Law: First State Prohibition in U.S.

In 1846, Maine passed the first state-wide law in the U.S. prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages. Only alcohol made for industrial or medicinal use could legally be sold. But it was not the famous Maine Law. I. Maine Law In 1851, the Maine Law went into effect. It was officially titled  ‘An Act for …

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Maine Alcohol Laws: Know Them & Avoid Serious Problems

This page will help you understand Maine alcohol laws and avoid expensive fines or even jail. Not to mention time and embarrassment. Maine alcohol laws cover state residents as well as visitors. Alcohol laws differ across the country. Even within one state. So visitors might assume the Maine laws are the same at home. However, …

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