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What do I need before I can get my permit?

Before applying for a learner’s permit, you should read the Maine Motorist Handbook and Study Guide, which covers some of the following topics:

• How to acquire a learner’s permit and driver’s license
• Practice questions to help pass the written test
• Owning and maintaining a motor vehicle
• Insurance requirements
• Inspection requirements
• The rules of the road
• Safe driving techniques
• How to handle a roadside emergency

The Maine Motorist Handbook and Study Guide is available at any Bureau of Motor Vehicle (BMV) office or online at the BMV website.