Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A. Motor Vehicles § 2471. Adult provisional license

1. Adult provisional license.  An original license issued to a new applicant 21 years of age or older is a provisional license for a period of one year following the date of issue.  That license remains in force as a nonprovisional license to the next normal expiration date.

2. Suspension terms.  If a person is convicted or adjudicated of a moving motor vehicle violation that occurred during the period of the provisional license, the Secretary of State shall suspend the license:

A. For 30 days on the 1st offense;

B. For 60 days on the 2nd offense;  and

C. For 90 days on the 3rd or subsequent offense.

If requested, the Secretary of State shall provide an opportunity for a hearing on the suspension as soon as practicable.  After the hearing, the Secretary of State, for good cause shown, may continue, modify or rescind the suspension.


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