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Dan R.'s Comment
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Knowing when to challenge yourself is important, though. If I'm going to practice backing, ideally it's going to be in one of our company yards between two dropped trailers, rather than at a customer between two O/O's who have poured every dime they've ever had into their truck. If I mess up, it's a lot better to rub a trailer than take out a fender.


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Unholychaos's Comment
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I have done the opposite, I always challenge myself to do difficult backing. That and scrap yards (Recycling Centers) leave little room for maneuvering. The only way to improve is to challenge yourself.

I was at a recycle plant in Peroia IL earlier this week. Very tight streets getting there, tight entrance, semi tight dock, but oddly, thats easier than the standard DC. Idk what it is; I can do the out of the ordinary backs no problem no stress (save for anything in Laredo), but I can't do the cookie cutter backs.

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