Fatal Experience Program

The Fatal Experience program began in 1998 as a method of educating citizens on the seriousness of drunk driving. As an alternative to reciting statistics on the accidents and deaths attributed to drunk driving, the Cumberland County Sheriffs Office offers a drunk-driving simulator to show how alcohol and drugs affect an individual's vision and depth perception.

With the use of a golf cart to simulate a vehicle and goggles that have been specifically designed to simulate vision impairment, we encourage individuals to drive "intoxicated" under our direction so that informed decisions can be made to avoid drinking and driving on Maine's roadways in the future.

Businesses & Schools
This program is open to schools and businesses alike. If you would like to schedule an event for your organization please email Deputy Joe Schnupp.

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Kevin J Joyce

Kevin J. Joyce

36 County Way
Portland, ME 04102

Ph: 911

Ph: 207-893-2810

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Ph: 207-774-1444

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Ph: 207-774-5939

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Ph: 207-774-1444, ext. 2208

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