Driving At Night

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Mr. T's Comment
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Will not being able to see when I drive at night limit me? I can see in a car but for some odd reason I'm having a hard ass time seeing at night in this truck. Good thing I'm with a mentor. I'm not blind I have 20/20 vision but must just can't see for some reason at night. He says we will try it again tomorrow & if it doesn't improve we will have to get my eyes checked again for some kind of night vision or something test. Idk!

Scott O.'s Comment
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Is it raining?? a lot of head lights in your eyes??? Was it the whole night or just part of it????

Mr. T's Comment
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It was raining not like pouring but a more than a drizzle

Charlie Mac's Comment
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How are you liking Swift Theron? I was contacted by a recruiter from there today & they have a training facility in my hometown. How long did it take for your backgound check to be completed?

Sorry, don't wanna pull ya off topic but you are in a great position to give advice on this company from a rookies perspective LOL.

Thanks.

Errol V.'s Comment
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Rain really messes things up. The streets get shiny. This reflects every light, and all but hides the traffic lines.

That, and the increased slipperiness (hydroplaning/ skidding) means you do need to concentrate more.

Theron, if you can see at night when it's dry, you should be OK. But for safety maybe you should get an eye check.

Mr. T's Comment
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How are you liking Swift Theron? I was contacted by a recruiter from there today & they have a training facility in my hometown. How long did it take for your backgound check to be completed?

Sorry, don't wanna pull ya off topic but you are in a great position to give advice on this company from a rookies perspective LOL.

Thanks.

The training the was awesome! I really enjoyed it. Great instructors there. I went to the Salt Lake City, Utah location. I had no problems what so ever & the hotels were awesome & well kept. Also fed us breakfast. They used extended stay, country inn, sleep inn, & crystal inn. So plenty options there. I had a great experience man you shouldn't have any problems!

Mr. T's Comment
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Rain really messes things up. The streets get shiny. This reflects every light, and all but hides the traffic lines.

That, and the increased slipperiness (hydroplaning/ skidding) means you do need to concentrate more.

Theron, if you can see at night when it's dry, you should be OK. But for safety maybe you should get an eye check.

Good info! Thanks for the reply. I just may try to get re evaluated. I don't want any restriction on my licence

Chris the stick slinger's Comment
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Make sure the windshield is cleaned inside and out.My truck and all the loaners I've had seemed to be prone to condensation.If you guys smoke or cook in the truck there is a good chance that could be your problem.

Scott O.'s Comment
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That's why I asked..with rain its hard to see at night for some people... I agree with Errol on getting your eyes checked because rain is not your only enemy at night ie snow and ice...

6 string rhythm's Comment
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I'm chiming in here too because I want you to know that seeing at night is more troublesome for some drivers, and that doesn't mean that they don't have healthy eyes capable of seeing at night - it's just more difficult. Now, I'm not suggesting that you don't have something going on, and it wouldn't hurt to get them checked for safety, but it might just be that you have more difficulty seeing at night. I hate driving at night in the rain, or other certain conditions. Sometimes certain lighting or roads make it more difficult to see at night too.

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