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Maine Car Inspection
Maine car inspection requirements mean that you must get an annual safety inspection. Those in Cumberland County are required to have an annual emissions test.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Maine Will Remove the Profanity From Vanity Plates
If you’ve driven around in Maine, you’ve probably seen license plates with some obscene imagery or text. The state is looking to ban profanity from vanity plates.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Best Road Trip from Chicago to Maine
Explore city life and the great outdoors as you wind through the midwest and into some of New England’s wonders on this Chicago to Maine road trip.
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Jerry
Mar 09, 2022
Seat-Belt Laws in Maine
Seat-belt laws in Maine require everyone in a moving vehicle to wear a seat-belt. Children need to ride in a car restraint system.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Car Seat Laws in Maine
Maine car seat laws are very comprehensive, requiring kids under 12 to be secured in the back seat in an appropriate restraint system for their size.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Why Are Mitsubishi Delicas Being Deregistered in Maine?
Maine passed new legislation in June that prompted the state to deregister some Mitsubishi Delica models. Maine is sending notification letters to impacted owners.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Best Road Trips in Maine
You don’t have to be a flatlander to enjoy road tripping in Maine! From scenic byways to waterfall circuits, here are the best road trips in Maine.
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Jerry
Mar 09, 2022
Maine DUI Laws
Maine DUI laws state that any driver over the age of 21 with a blood-alcohol level of 0.08% or higher will be convicted of an OUI.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Maine

What does $50,000/$100,000 and $50,000 mean?
What do these insurance numbers mean? I live in Maine and am looking to switch insurance companies. I want the lowest amount of coverage possible as I need to save money.
Emily Maracle
Jul 08, 2021
What coverage limits should I get for my car in Maine?
I recently bought a 2014 Subaru and I'm not sure what coverage limits I should get. I have a clean driving record. I'd like the cheapest insurance possible with the right amount of coverage. What limits should I be asking insurance carriers for?
Emily Maracle
Apr 30, 2021
Why is my uninsured motorist coverage so high in Maine?
My car is only worth $6,000 and I have a $50,000/$100,000 limit for uninsured motorist bodily injury. I also have a $50,000 limit for uninsured motorist property damage. I have full coverage on my vehicle and don't really understand why I have to have such high limits.
Emily Maracle
May 10, 2021
What do I need for state minimum car insurance coverage in Maine?
What insurance do I have to get in Maine? I want to purchase the bare minimum insurance to avoid high premiums in Maine.
Sophie Newman
Jul 20, 2021
Is it illegal to spend the night in your van?
Will I be ticketed for parking overnight? I have a converted campervan, and while I'm not planning on living there for any length of time, I'd like to take some trips within the state of Maine.
Sophie Newman
Jul 29, 2021
What happens if you get caught without a license in Maine?
What are the fines for driving a vehicle if my license expired? I don't drive often and don't want to get it renewed.
Sophie Newman
Jul 27, 2021
Do you have to be a US citizen to get car insurance in Maine?
I am currently on a work visa and will be buying a car. Am I able to get car insurance in Maine?
Emily Maracle
Jul 29, 2021
Am I getting the right price for my car insurance in Maine?
I am a 20-year-old woman in Maine and I pay almost $85 per month for full coverage. No tickets, no accidents, one car. Am I getting the right price or can I save money by shopping around?
Shannon Martin
Apr 26, 2021
How far is it to drive from Boston to Maine?
I’m based in Boston and am thinking about where to go for a weekend skiing trip. I’m thinking about heading driving up, but I’m curious, how far it is to drive to Maine from Boston?
Mary Cahill
Mar 18, 2022
What happens if you don't have comprehensive car insurance in Maine?
"Do I need comprehensive insurance, too? I only have liability and collision insurance on my Subaru."
Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
How can I prevent my car doors from freezing shut?
Can I prevent my car doors from freezing shut? I just moved to Maine, and the winters here are absolutely brutal. I need to find a way fast to keep my car locks from freezing shut so I'm not late for work, but I’m not sure how! Is there any way I can keep them from freezing on me?
Ben Guess
Oct 25, 2021
How much bodily injury liability should I carry in Maine?
Is 50k per person enough? I have Progressive insurance and I'm curious how much bodily injury liability I should have.
Sophie Newman
Jul 01, 2021
How do I cover my car to protect it from the snow?
How can I protect my car from snow? I live in Maine and my car is constantly covered with snow in the winter.
Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
Which states have the cheapest car insurance rates?
Right now I live in Florida and the auto insurance here is SO expensive. Which states are the least expensive for car insurance?
Jackie Whalen
Sep 27, 2021
What is the penalty for driving without car insurance in Maine?
I'm moving to Maine, but it looks like as soon as I establish residency there my premiums will go up. Can I forego insurance instead? What will happen if I do?
Sophie Newman
Aug 03, 2021
Are U-turns legal in Maine?
I want to visit Acadia National Park in Maine because it’s on my bucket list. Because I’ve never been to Maine before, I just want to make sure I’m following the state driving laws. Can I legally make a U-turn in Maine?
Eric Schad
Apr 06, 2022
What is the most common car in Maine?
So I’m moving from New York City and am ditching the urban, hedonistic, without-a-car lifestyle and moving to Maine! I bought a cabin in the woods and plan on living sustainably off the land, you know, to be a true Mainer! I want to Maine-it-up as much as possible, so what is the most common, Maine-like car I can find?
Jason Tushinski
Apr 11, 2022
What's the most common car in Maine?
So I’m moving from New York City and am ditching the urban, hedonistic, without-a-car lifestyle and moving to Maine! I bought a cabin in the woods and plan on living sustainably off the land, you know, to be a true Mainer! I want to Maine-it-up as much as possible, so what is the most common, Maine-like car I can find?
Jason Tushinski
Apr 11, 2022
What is the most popular car in Maine?
So I’m moving from New York City and am ditching the urban, hedonistic, without-a-car lifestyle and moving to Maine! I bought a cabin in the woods and plan on living sustainably off the land, you know, to be a true Mainer! I want to Maine-it-up as much as possible, so what is the most common, Maine-like car I can find?
Jason Tushinski
Apr 11, 2022
What speed is considered reckless driving in Maine?
I’m going on a trip to Acadia National Park, but I want to make sure I don’t violate any traffic laws while I’m in Maine. I have a bit of a lead foot…. What speed is considered reckless driving in Maine?
Eric Schad
Apr 12, 2022
What is the curfew for teen drivers in Maine?
My niece is going to get her license soon, and I’m awfully proud. I taught her everything she knows. As her legal guardian, I just want to ensure that she’s not driving too late at night. Does Maine have a curfew for teen drivers?
Eric Schad
Apr 15, 2022
What is the legal driving age in Maine?
My family just moved to Maine. What are the laws regarding the driving age here?
Jacqulyn Graber
Apr 15, 2022
How many cars are in Maine?
After moving to Maine, I was surprised by how rural it actually is. Outside of Portland, I see very few people and even fewer cars. How many cars are there in Maine?
Eric Schad
Apr 29, 2022
What are the best things to do in Acadia National Park?
I live in Vermont, but I’ve always wanted to go to Acadia National Park. It’s not that far of a drive, so I thought I’d take a week off work to do some exploring. What are some of the best things to do in Acadia National Park?
Eric Schad
May 02, 2022
What are the best things to do in Portland, Maine?
I’ve been to Portland, Oregon, but never Portland, Maine. Is this place worth checking out? What’s to do there?
Melanie Johnson
May 03, 2022
What's the best time to visit Maine?
I’m not one for the cold, but I’ve always wanted to visit Maine. I’ll go when it’s colder if it’s worth the effort, but I’d prefer not to. When’s the best time to visit Maine?
Eric Schad
May 03, 2022
Can I renew my driver’s license online in Maine?
It’s time to renew my driver’s license, but I am not feeling well! Can I renew online since I can’t leave the house?
Cassandra Hamilton
May 03, 2022
What’s the best route to Maine from NJ?
I’m supposed to go to Maine to meet my grandfather for the first time and I’m planning to drive there, but I’m worried it will take a long time. What’s the fastest way for me to get to Maine from NJ?
Liz Jenson
May 09, 2022
What is the best time to visit the northeast USA?
I’m planning to take a road trip through the northeastern part of the USA sometime soon. I’ve never been there before and I’m really excited! What would be the best time of year to plan a trip like this?
Liz Jenson
May 09, 2022
What’s the best driving route from Boston to Bar Harbor?
I’m checking out Acadia National Park next weekend but I’m going to be staying in Bar Harbor. What’s the best route from Boston to Bar Harbor?
Cassandra Hamilton
May 11, 2022

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