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For information on the examination process for a permit, road test scheduling or for a waiver of the road test (if you currently hold a valid out-of-State license), please contact the Examination Section at (207) 624-9000 ext. 52119. 

For information regarding a CDL license or any CDL endorsement, please contact the CDL Examination Section at (207) 624-9000 ext. 52122. 

The driver license examination rules are available online or by request. For a copy, please contact the the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, State House Station 29, Augusta, Maine 04333, by phone at (207) 624-9000 ext. 52119 or by email at

The Motorist Handbook and Study Guide (exam manual) is available in three formats:

1. Exam Manual in pdf

2. Exam Manual in Spanish (unofficial version) - link is to an external page, outside of

3. Exam Manual in Audio - below

It is recommended that you have a copy of the exam manual to view while listening to the audio files to see the signs and diagrams mentioned.


Part I: Maine Driver's License (audio transcript)

Part II: Owning and Maintaining a Motor Vehicle (audio transcript)

Part III: Keeping Fit to Drive (audio transcript)

Part IV: Operating A Motor Vehicle (audio transcript)

Part V: Handling Emergencies (audio transcript)

Additional Study Guides:

  • Commercial Driver License (CDL) Manual in pdf
  • Motorcycle Operator Manual in pdf