How would you like to become a truck driver and navigate some of the largest trucking routes in New England? If you live in South Portland, there's one school that offers a truck driving program: Northeast Tech Institute.
This school is conveniently located for truck drivers, as it is situated directly on one of the main highways of South Portland. In addition to learning about truck driving laws and basic techniques, you can typically get well over 100 hours of truck driving experience. For your convenience and safety, this part of your training is done one-on-one with your driving instructor.
There are quite a few truck driving companies in South Portland that you may work for, including Hutchins Trucking Company, Ryder Integrated Logistics, R. Stewart Heavy Hauling, and Hartland Transport. The cost of living in South Portland is 10% below the Maine average. Local highways include I-295 and U.S. Highway 1.