How to get your Maine state drivers license. You will need your learners permit prior to getting your 35 hours of practice in with you guardian of 20 years or older. Use our online drivers ed course or practice tests to prepare you for your written knowledge examination. Driver training is not required but very helpful in preparing for your road test. Check below for a 911 driving school location nearest to you. Once you complete your behind the wheel practice and driver training you will be ready to take your road test and get your license. Check with your local BMV office for all licensing requirements.