Training Update: Finally Getting Behind The Wheel!

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Johan Broad's Comment
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I haven't posted much here lately, but there really wasn't much to talk about.

But- after eight weeks of classroom study, I will be moving to the Range on Monday morning.

I will learn to actually Drive a truck! (I will have my learner's permit by the end of the week.)

The first day will be all about Pre-Trip Inspections, then we move on to the actual driving.

We'll be learning on Freightliner Cascadias with Eaton Fuller Ten Speed transmissions.

I expect to be grinding some gears at first, but I'll get the hang of it.

I am looking forward to it!

Pre-trip Inspection:

A pre-trip inspection is a thorough inspection of the truck completed before driving for the first time each day.

Federal and state laws require that drivers inspect their vehicles. Federal and state inspectors also may inspect your vehicles. If they judge a vehicle to be unsafe, they will put it “out of service” until it is repaired.

PackRat's Comment
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Listen, practice and pay attention and you should be fine.

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