PORTLAND — Maine law enforcement agencies are sharing more than $440,000 in federal funds to keep drunken drivers off the road this holiday season.

The Maine Bureau of Highway Safety distributed the money this month and launched a program that’s being called “DriveSober, Maine!”

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The program provides money to 52 Maine law enforcement agencies to pay overtime for patrols at times and locations where drunken driving is most common.

The effort kicked off Dec. 1 and runs through Labor Day, and a special holiday enforcement crackdown begins Friday and runs through New Year’s Day.