Belgrade, Maine Speed Traps
Route 27 from Augusta to New Sharon, particularly through Belgrade, is heavily patrolled by deputies and state police. They often wait in abandoned driveways or business parking lots, especially in areas where the speed limit drops, waiting for drivers who have not yet slowed down.
Area where people commute to and from Augusta. Tickets can be heavy during commuting hours, but they can occur anytime. The merchants in Belgrade Lakes encourage the police to patrol this area to support their tourist industry. The state earns A LOT of money through fines paid by drivers who fall victim to the "police".