Maine Suspended License
If you are a driver in Maine with a suspended license, it is important to understand the consequences and possible options. A suspended license means that your driving privileges have been taken away by the state for a specific period of time. This can happen for a variety of reasons, such as having too many points on your license, being caught drink driving or failing to pay a parking ticket.
While a suspended license can be frustrating, there are ways to get it reinstated. Keep reading to learn more about Maine’s suspension laws and how to get your driving privileges back.
How to Reinstate a Suspended Maine License?
If your Maine driver’s license has been suspended, you’ll need to follow a specific process to have it reinstated. The first step is to pay all outstanding fines and fees associated with your suspension. Once you’ve done that, you’ll need to provide proof of financial responsibility to the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles. This can be in the form of an insurance policy or a surety bond. Once you’ve met all the requirements, you’ll be able to have your license reinstated. However, keep in mind that your driving privileges may be restricted until your suspension period is over.
Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Driver License Services Division
29 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0029
Telephone: (207) 624-9000
TTY Users Call Maine relay 711
What is the difference between a Maine suspension and a revocation?
A driver’s license being revoked or suspended means the permanent withdrawal of a license or right to drive an automobile by formal action of the bureau or a court.
Revocation of a driver’s license implies the official cancellation or annulment of a license or permission to drive by the bureau or a court. A revoked license may not be reinstated or renewed, but it can be reobtained by filing an application.
|Administrative Suspensions||Adverse and Erratic Driver Suspensions|
|CDL Suspensions resulting from court decisions||Court Ordered Suspensions|
|Demerit Points||Failure to Pay Child Support|
|Failure to Pay Fine / Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay Fine Contempt||Intermediate/Provisional Suspensions|
|Material Misstatement of Fact Suspensions||Non-filing Illegal Transportation Drugs/Liquor|
|Out of State Failure to Pay Fine/Appear||PDPS Suspensions|
|Protested Checks||Signature Withdrawals|