Start Date July 13

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Glenn V.'s Comment
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I have just been notified that I start 1st Class Driving School on July 13th. Although I already have the air brake ticket, I have to take the 16 hr course to begin. It's a good thing too,because when I was boning up to get the learner's license, they had disc brakes and automatic adjusting brakes. Neither of these even existed when I took the original course. As a side note, does anybody deal with numb hands? Are there stretching exercises or gloves one can wear to ease the tingling?

PackRat's Comment
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I logged for two years and occasionally had the numb hands and fingers, too. Mainly my left hand. It went away after I was driving after several months.

Glenn V.'s Comment
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Even though I don't start school until the 13th, there are still lessons to be learned. Today as I am returning home with the wife, a reefer truck comes onto the main drag off a side street. As he comes into my lane, I think to myself "He's coming out to clear the sidewalk". Then just as he is about to come around he veers into my lane some more. After he goes by, notice a fire hydrant that had to be avoided by the other driver. Not a bad day, a free driving lesson and no mayhem involved.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

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