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Glenn V.'s Comment
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Last lesson tomorrow and then road test on Friday. Did a mock test yesterday and the instructor said I would've passed. I should check my right mirror more often. Sometimes I get tunnel vision and over rev a spell. Did my mountain driving and picked a poor time to try the splitter. Once I got to the top of the hill, the following driver's words to me were " Kinda new at this aren't you?" as he had a little chuckle. I get the feeling I will be providing comic relief to other drivers for awhile. Sooo.. the last lesson will be "head on a swivel" and watch the tracking. My downshifting is improving but I still miss the odd one.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

BubblesDhaDrivah's Comment
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Definitely been following your journey. You have gone through alot I tell ya. But you're gonna do awesome on the road test today. We're cheering you on,on here. Can't wait to throw those dancing bananas and polar bears in the comments to ya haha. Lots of luck GlennπŸ€πŸ€πŸ€πŸ€.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

BubblesDhaDrivah's Comment
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Hi Glenn hoping your day is going fantastic,Any amazing news we need to throw dancing bananas and polar bears at yet 😊

Glenn V.'s Comment
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If you are going to have just 1 day where you are "in the zone" examination day would be that day. I am the proud owner of one Class1 driver's License with airbrake endorsement. I do a follow up dangerous goods course Tuesday and "back to the real world". Thanks for the encouragement guys!

PackRat's Comment
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Outstanding!!!

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BubblesDhaDrivah's Comment
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WOOOOAAHHHHH CONGRATULATIONS GLENN!!!!!!πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ dancing-dog.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-dog.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-dog.gifdancing-dog.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-dog.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gif

Old School's Comment
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Nice job!

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G-Town's Comment
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Congratulations!!!

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Glenn V.'s Comment
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My days as a "Beach bum living on an island in the Pacific" are coming to an end. When I first embarked on this career path, I was getting the feeling the ol' spouse wasn't completely onboard. As a result, I confined my job search to Vancouver Island. Van Isle by default can be considered a region. In the back of my head, I had a "drop dead date" which I just reached. First thing this morning, i received a call from Essential Transport from West Kelowna. I meet 9:00 Monday to start training. I guess that ICBC which, sets the insurance rates has made it more expensive for green drivers. the other factor was that a large percentage of drivers do not wish to cross the border. As a result, the trucking companies can be more choosy when sourcing drivers. So I believe, sometime next week, I will be headed your way. Now wifey seems a little put off about the whole thing. I don't get because I spent 30+ years in and out of logging camps with shifts of varying lengths. Oh well, you have to play the hand your dealt. The journey begins.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Anne A. (G13MomCat)'s Comment
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Was 'wondering' when you would post again, Glenn~!

Glad everything is still rolling in the 'positive' direction for you. Kudos on the progress, and best of luck on the job landing, as well~!

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