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    7 years, 5 months ago

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Posted:  6 years, 10 months ago

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Humbled by shifting.... :)

I actually had the same exact problem a few months ago while learning, I quickly figured out that the clutch pedal was doing NOTHING to help me shift and actually hindering the process because I was pushing it all the way down. If your instructor will let you, learn to float the gears first, that helped me a ton. I can actually float the gears in my subaru now.

Posted:  7 years, 2 months ago

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Having a bad day, 2 strikes.

I think the biggest help was the examiner I got this time, he was extremely friendly. I think spending the whole morning practicing front line stops and right turns helpedba bit as well. I still can't figure out how I managed to score perfect on the angled back all three times, I had a heck of a time learning to back that 28 foot trailer at an angle.

Posted:  7 years, 2 months ago

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Having a bad day, 2 strikes.

I passed! Scored perfect this time, thanks for your help everyone!

Posted:  7 years, 2 months ago

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Having a bad day, 2 strikes.

I will probably be about there tomorrow, hopefully I don't have a nervous breakdown or something.

Posted:  7 years, 2 months ago

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Having a bad day, 2 strikes.

Nope, Rockford Illinois.

Posted:  7 years, 2 months ago

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Having a bad day, 2 strikes.

Well today I went for my second attempt at the skills test here in Illinois and failed again, too many points. I got 6 points on the front line stop and 8 on the right turn, got 0 on the 45 back both times. On the first attempt I got 6 on the front line and 0 on the 45, but just rubbed the cone on the right turn. Well tomorrow I go for my final attempt and failure is not an option, I will be out of a job and 30 days from being able to try with any other company. Just looking for ANY advice or help of any other variety.

Posted:  7 years, 4 months ago

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New guy here.

Yes sir.

Posted:  7 years, 4 months ago

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New guy here.

Well its definitely FedEx, its FedEx frieght. The driver instructor and operations manager both have FedEx.com emails. I don't think they offer the program unless they have an opening for a driver at one of the local hubs so it may not be something that gets used a lot. I am located about 100 miles west of Chicago.

Posted:  7 years, 4 months ago

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New guy here.

Yes, its a paid four weeks with a trainer then use one of their trucks to test at the DMV for my CDL-A.

Posted:  7 years, 4 months ago

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New guy here.

Well thanks to your High Road Training Program here I passed my permit tests with flying colors and have an interview at FedEx tomorrow morning.

Thank you for that great program Brett.

Posted:  7 years, 4 months ago

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Learners permit.

You should probably get the permit for the state you reside in as that is where you will be licensed.

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