New England has a very active trucking industry that takes drivers all over New England and the rest of the country. If you want to get started in this promising field, you can start with a truck driving education from Cecil Community College Truck Driver School, the truck driving program in North East. CDL programs in North East can help you qualify for several types of truck driving positions. Whether you are earning your license, or endorsements (HazMat, passenger, etc) contact the school below to find out more about their offerings.
You can typically plan on completing your driving training course in about one semester. You learn a variety of skills as a truck driving student. The classroom portion is often first; you learn about driving laws and truck parts. You can then work on getting over 100 hours of driving experience.
With over 3,600 residents, North East has lots to offer new truckers. The cost of living is over 20% lower than the Maryland average. Several main highways run through this city, including Maryland Route 272 and West Pulaski Highway. Major employers include Bestrans and Cheri Trucking. Trucking salaries in this area may be above the national average. Heavy truck drivers earn an average of $41,310 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013). People who drive light trucks have a median income of $39,920 each year (BLS, 2013).