I'm Going Off To Roehl 'cause I Need To Train!

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I just had my BEST 90° backup yet! Not up to experienced driver standards, to be sure, but for me it was quite exciting. Everything came together perfectly. WOO!!!

Also, I did a pretty decent drive. I had one left turn in a traffic-laden intersection that was sub-standard. I won't say too much of my shortcomings, but I should have been more patient. All in all, a good drive. My shifting is much improved. I think I'm confident enough to test. I just need to practice until then.

In other exciting news, I met up with EllieMae at lunch. It was a pleasure, and I got to do my usual talking too much. Lol.

Enjoy your day. Tomorrow will be another day, so make good memories and set up for a great tomorrow!

Spaceman Spiff's Comment
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Good update, a great 90 feels good as it looks!

Tell Ellie Mae to whip that flatbed physical good

EllieMae's Comment
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Hahaha no worries, it awesome meeting you! And hell yea on that 90° backup! Keep it up and you got this.

Spaceman Spiff: Dude! I was worried for nothing! Lol I whipped that torture device! :-) It was like something outta the movie Saw. It definitely made me realize though how much weaker my left arm is compared to my right. But even the part I thought I would be weakest in, ended up being my strongest and easiest task. I'm ready to rock this!

Rob T.'s Comment
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I'll be anxiously awaiting the good news tomorrow. You got this! Just think of it as another test run and you'll knock it out the park! good-luck.gif

Pete E Pothole's Comment
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Yes sir good luck tomorrow, you got this.

Avvatar's Comment
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Today I got to spend about 6 hours driving. I also did some back ups. WOOOOOOOOooooooooorst offset ever! ev. er. Really. Oh well.

I'm driving first thing in the morning. 7:30/8:00... I've packed up my things and loaded my truck for the ride home. After testing, I'll be on my way home.

My wife is expecting me on Saturday night, I'm hoping to be home before she wakes up. smile.gif

I won't lie to you guys. I know I can do this. I know I have the skill set. I'm just a very nervous human by nature. Important tests are the devil. It's why I failed last time. I'm just hoping I can keep my cool for ONE FREAKIN' HOUR!!!

Send me some prayers tomorrow morning, folks. I can never have too many of those.

Thanks for tuning in today, y'all. I'll post up tomorrow morning.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PackRat's Comment
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Good luck tomorrow. Remember your training, take your time, relax, keep an eye on your mirrors every several seconds,and have fun.

Pete E Pothole's Comment
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Relaxing will help you more than anything, and I know it wont be easy. I talked and talked and interrupted myself to point out road signs and to tell her what I was doing and then I talked some more. I generally love the peace and quiet but being able to verbalize what i was doing while interrupting conversation put me at ease. You can do this, it's not a test, it's simply you exhibiting what you know.

Army 's Comment
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You got this. Stay focused, and be safe.

Rob T.'s Comment
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How'd it go????

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