Maine Car Insurance

Auto Insurance Coverage in Maine

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Maine Car Insurance Requirements

Do you know all there is to know about Maine car insurance laws? Take a look here to make sure you're properly covered. The state of Maine requires the following minimum required coverages for a car insurance policy:

  • Bodily injury liability coverage: $50,000 per person and $100,000 per accident
  • Property damage liability coverage: $25,000 per accident
  • Uninsured motorist coverage: $50,000 per person and $100,000 per accident
  • Medical payments coverage: $2,000 per person

Maine Teen Driver Laws

In Maine, new drivers under the age of 18 must go through a Graduated Driver License System.

Teens in Maine may apply for a Learner's Permit at 15. Permit holders must be accompanied by a licensed driver who is at least 20 years old and has had a license for at least two straight years.

At 16, a driver may apply for an Provisional Intermediate License. The teen must have had a permit for at least six months and had 70 hours of supervised driving practice with five of those hours occurring at night. Provisional Intermediate License holders may not drive between the hours of midnight and 5:00 AM. Also, Maine Provisional Intermediate License holders may not drive with passengers except for immediate family members or a licensed driver who is at least 20 years old with a good driving record.

Teens may apply for an Unrestricted License after they've held their Provisional Intermediate License for 270 days. When the driver turns 16 years and nine months old, the passenger and nighttime driving restrictions are lifted.

Maine Registration Information

Maine requires passenger vehicle registrations be renewed annually. The owner is responsible for paying the municipal excise taxes at their town office before registration. If you need additional information about registering a motor vehicle or trailer check the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles site.