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Is Forest Matthieus Driving School a fully licensed Maine Driving Instruction School for your child?

  • Yes. You bet.  Betty has been teaching kids in Maine to drive for over 18 years.

Where are Betty’s classes?

In Readfield Maine…
MCHS 2250 Millard Harrison Dr. Readfield, ME

How do you obtain a driver’s permit in Maine?

  • You need to be at least 15 years of age.
  • If you are under 18 years of age, complete an approved driver education course.
  • Obtain an instruction permit by successfully completing a driver knowledge examination.
  • An Instruction permit is valid for 24 months.
  • The Instruction permit allows a person to operate a vehicle when accompanied by a licensed driver who is at least 20 years of age and has held a valid license for 2 years. The accompanying operator must be licensed to drive the class of vehicle(s) being operated.
  • Written exams and visual screenings are offered on a scheduled basis at all Motor Vehicle branch offices. Two forms of identification are required. Example; birth certificate and social security card. Although your social security number will not be displayed on your license, it must be provided upon application or renewal for a license. Birth certificates are required of applicants up to and including age 22.
  • Photocopies of birth certificates must have an embossed seal or stamp of an issuing agency. Notarized copies are not acceptable.

Who needs a Maine driver’s license?

Any resident of the State who wishes to operate a motor vehicle in Maine. New residents who hold a valid driver’s license from another state must surrender that license and apply for a Maine driver’s license within 30 days of establishing residency.