Driver licensing agency
contact information
Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles
29 State House Station
101 Hospital Street
Augusta, ME 04333-0029
207 624-9000
Licensing Requirements
Visual acuity

Visual fields

Color vision requirement
Restricted licenses
Best eye with/without correction
If one eye blind—other with/without correction
Absolute visual acuity minimum
Are bioptic telescopes allowed?
Minimum field requirement

Visual field testing device

Restrictions include daytime driving only, radius limitations, and special equipment requirements.
20/70 with restrictions
140˚ both eyes; 110˚ for restricted license.
Titmus II or Stereo Optical vision screening equipment
Licensing Renewal Procedures

Age-based renewal procedures
Length of license validation
Vision testing required at time of renewal?

Written test required?
Road test required?
At age 65, the license renewal cycle is reduced to every 4 years.
6 years
Vision tested at age 40, 52, 65, and every 4 years thereafter.
Reporting Procedures
Physician/medical reporting
Legal protection

DMV follow-up

Other reporting
Yes (not specified)
A physician acting in good faith is immune from any damages as a result of the filing of a certificate of examination.
The DMV will require a medical evaluation form to be completed by a physician at periodic intervals.
Will accept information from courts, other DMVs, police, family members, and other sources.
Not anonymous or confidential. The identity of the reporter may be revealed at an administrative hearing if requested.
Medical Advisory Board
Role of the MAB

MAB contact information
The Medical Advisory Board reviews the medical information submitted whenever an individual contests an action of the Division of Driver Licenses. Reports received or made by the Board are confidential and may not be disclosed unless the individual gives written permission.
Linda French, RN
Medical Review Coordinator
207 624-9101

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