Probably The Best Way To Improve Backing Skills :-)

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Dean R.'s Comment
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Keep at it. You're doing great.

I'm a small town lover who drives 53' reefers thru Chicago Proper and the suburbs. It took some getting used to. But I found that going slow, being careful, and using GOAL were saving graces. I also look on Google Maps before I leave and not take my company tablet GPS or my Garmin GPS as being 100% accurate.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

CajunWon's Comment
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The GPS is a true hazard at times.

Yesterday it properly routed me West around the hwy 40 Memphis bridge. But was zero help around the Louisville bridge closure. Last week in KC, MO, headed to GA it directed me West on 70, even with picture guidance, I said BS and went East, which it eventually agreed. Sometimes the company GPS will wig out for 30-45 minutes, ridiculous.

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Couldn't agree more. City driving is the best way to test your skills to the limit and improve them. I never imagined how insane some of the delivery spots are. Although I'm on a long break from driving gonna need some driving school juuust to be sure I'm still ok to get back.

So.....whatever DID happen with you ?!?!?

Sorry we didn't offer you a 'welcome, proper' as often happens when a new member pitches in to an existing thread; I'm sorry.. I usually catch these things, haha!

Any updates how your 'long break' is rounding up?!?!?

Just me,

~ Anne ~

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