Who goes to Maine

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by ethridge, Apr 9, 2021.

  1. TokyoJoe

    TokyoJoe Road Train Member

    Feb 10, 2015
    Maverick and Wylie have trucks going up to the Portland area of Maine just about every day from places like NC, PA or NY delivering glass. Maverick allows you to bring your wife, not sure about Wylie.

    I drive OTR and probably go up there 3-4 times a year and also spend even more time going to texas and florida, minnesota and Michigan etc.
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  3. 86scotty

    86scotty Road Train Member

    Aug 27, 2017
    Maine has people.
    People will have Walmart.
    People need food.

    Couldn't be that hard. I've actually always watched for loads to Maine and seen quite a few. If I could do well enough going in I'd go for the experience. Deadhead back to MA/PA/NJ to get headed back to South or West.
  4. abyliks

    abyliks Road Train Member

    May 2, 2010
    ludlow MA
    there’s a wal mart in Lewiston and a hannaford in Portland, there’s also a shaws in kennebunk but they are absolutely horrible time wise
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  5. buddyd157

    buddyd157 Road Train Member

    May 25, 2017
    under a shade tree
    dang....... i knew it.............i knew it...!!!!!

    as soon as i hit the lottery, i'd have kids i didn't know about.....

    if you're tall, have lots of hair, have all your teeth, and can eat an elephant.......

    well...sorry, you ain't MY kid...!!!!!!

    best of luck on your quest!!!!!!!
  6. milkman83

    milkman83 Light Load Member

    Aug 30, 2012
    Syracuse, NY
    Congrats on finding your family. Parts of Maine are really beautiful, and the people are great.

    Regarding Schneider, they do have a rider policy; I believe it’s restricted to immediate relations and adults, or something similar. Pets are not allowed. Solo company trucks are governed at 65 mph, up from the 60-63 they were known for.

    HO Wolding used to do a lot of business with Poland Springs, and I assume they still do. I have no idea what they’re like to work for, or what specific policies they have. Wolding seems to be governed in the mid-60s, as well.

    Good luck.
  7. roundhouse

    roundhouse Medium Load Member

    Jul 11, 2018
    I missed that in the post.
    Congrats on meeting the family.

    I’ve always been afraid to do the 23&me with my real name .

    figured several women would show up wanting child support payments . . .
    Just kidding.

    good luck on the job search.
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  8. Dockbumper

    Dockbumper Road Train Member

    Apr 29, 2020
    Be very careful with all of this stuff. I can understand your desire to Connect/Reconnect with Family. Be aware......there are scam artists online EVERYWHERE. PLEASE.......BE CAREFUL!
  9. snowwy

    snowwy Road Train Member

    Jul 6, 2009
    Yep. Only once.
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