Truck Driving Schools in Maine (ME)

With a projected increase of 6% between 2016 and 2026, truck driving continues to be a growing industry, and Maine is a great state to get started in. Heavy truck drivers in the state earn a mean hourly wage of $19.29 as of May 2016 (latest available data). This equates to an average annual salary of $40,130. To enter into a truck driving career, you must first earn a CDL. Maine trucking schools are designed to help you complete this important task.

CDL Training Near Me in Maine

Truck driving schools in Maine may be found in the state's larger cities, such as Bangor and Portland, as well as in Skowhegan, Mexico and South Paris. School options include Prodrive Truck Driver Training, Skowhegan Driving School, and more. Maine truck driving schools may help you prepare to earn your commercial driver's license (CDL). In Maine, you may obtain a CDL license at the age of 16, although, you must be 21 years old to haul across state lines, transport hazardous materials or to drive a bus. Additionally, CDL candidates must pass a vision exam, a general knowledge test and a road skills test, which includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, basic vehicle control and an on-road driving test. Depending on the endorsements you need, other knowledge and skills tests may be required to drive certain vehicles, such as double/triple trailers, tankers or to haul hazardous materials. A truck driving school in Maine will prepare you to pass these examinations. Upon graduating with a CDL, you will be ready to find employment in the state, which boasts trucking companies such as HARTT Transportation, R.C. Moore, Central Maine Transport, and others.

Browse the featured Maine truck driving schools below to find a trucking school near you.

Learn more about Maine CDL requirements.

List of Maine Trucking Schools

Caribou Regional Technology Center

Address: 308 Sweden Street, Suite 1, Caribou, ME 04736
Phone: (207) 493-4270

Loring Job Corps Center

Address: 36 Montana Road, Limestone, ME 04750
Phone: (207) 328-4212

Mid-Coast School of Technology CDL Programs

Address: 1 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone: (207) 596-7752

Northeast Technical Institute

Address: 51 US Route 1, Suite K, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone: (800) 447-1151

Northern Maine Community College – Fort Kent

Address: 197 East Main Street, Fort Kent, ME 04743
Phone: (207) 768-2700

Northern Maine Community College – Presque Isle

Address: 33 Edgemont Drive, Presque Isle, ME 04769
Phone: (207) 768-2700

Prodrive Truck Driver Training

Address: 136 Us Route 1 Ste 1, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone: (207) 885-1211

Skowhegan Driving School

Address: 206 Water St Ste 1, Skowhegan, ME 04976
Phone: (888) 397-9995
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