Started Backing Today

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William C.'s Comment
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So as the title says we started backing in school today I nailed the straight line backing no problem but I'm a little rusty with the offset after being out of the truck for 6 years it took me 1 pull up each of the 3 times I did it today but with practice I'll nail it with no problem come test day

Chad C.'s Comment
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So as the title says we started backing in school today I nailed the straight line packing no problem but I'm a little rusty with the offset after being out ofthe truck for 6 years it took me 1 pull up each of the 3 times I did it today but with practice I'll nail it with no problem come test day

Sounds like you're not that rusty at all. It'll come back to and you'll smash that test! Good luck!

Parrothead66's Comment
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You're just backing NOT racing... You got it

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Hey William, since you've done this before you'll enjoy this article I wrote for fun - The Backing Range At Trucking Driving School - It's Like Clown Soup For The Soul.

Anyone who is new to backing will enjoy that article. It will ease your mind a little bit because you'll realize that everyone is in the same boat. Learning to back up a big rig is tricky. It takes quite a long time to really become good at it so relax and roll with it.

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