Finally Made It

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Started on Monday, yesterday the instructor was calling to try to find an appointment for testing on Tuesday but may get delayed until Thursday because of the holiday....not sure yet. Downshifting beat me up the first time out on the road Wednesday, because my focus was absolutely on my surroundings and not hitting anything...Yesterday was much better, learning to use the mirrors a little better and not fighting the transmission at every intersection lowered my stress levels...I do much better if I just listen to the engine and not the tach, maybe just a glance before downshifting, iOS gifting and backing has came natural, not bragging just has, nailed all three backs first time, but I am struggling with the setup when choosing a spot to back in to though; usually I am lined up at a offset or completely centered the outer or inner edge of my target...lol but hopefully that will improve with time. I will try to give a better description of all that has went on when I get this testing over with... oh... and OLD SCHOOL... It’s J. Bauer Trucking out if Wisconsin. So far have been some of the nicest professional people you would want to meet and work for. The instructor is very knowledgeable, a good sense of humor and a good man as well, you know a person of integrity ...I think I have made a good choice to learn and will probably retire here. Yesterday I met one driver that has been with Mr. Bauer for 39 years and most have been here long term.

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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Started on Monday, yesterday the instructor was calling to try to find an appointment for testing on Tuesday but may get delayed until Thursday because of the holiday....not sure yet. Downshifting beat me up the first time out on the road Wednesday, because my focus was absolutely on my surroundings and not hitting anything...Yesterday was much better, learning to use the mirrors a little better and not fighting the transmission at every intersection lowered my stress levels...I do much better if I just listen to the engine and not the tach, maybe just a glance before downshifting, iOS gifting and backing has came natural, not bragging just has, nailed all three backs first time, but I am struggling with the setup when choosing a spot to back in to though; usually I am lined up at a offset or completely centered the outer or inner edge of my target...lol but hopefully that will improve with time. I will try to give a better description of all that has went on when I get this testing over with... oh... and OLD SCHOOL... It’s J. Bauer Trucking out if Wisconsin. So far have been some of the nicest professional people you would want to meet and work for. The instructor is very knowledgeable, a good sense of humor and a good man as well, you know a person of integrity ...I think I have made a good choice to learn and will probably retire here. Yesterday I met one driver that has been with Mr. Bauer for 39 years and most have been here long term.

Major CONGRATS, 87Wrangler~!!

You should start a diary in that section if you haven't already. Or here, is fine; I'll be following either way. Thanks!

Kudos! I'll look them up!

~ Anne ~

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OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

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.

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