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post #1 of 8 Old 01-08-2008, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
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I start my CDL course next week or week after. Sounds pretty hard to me! I hope they have phone books in the cab cuz i aint the tallest guy around!

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Hey looie, howd your vegas trip end up going? I ended up going out of town.

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CDL course is actually pretty easy. you will need to study the pretrip pretty hard though.
as for the phone books you will find the big trucks a quite friendly to vertically challenged people (I know cuz I am 6' with a 35" inseam and I am cramped in a lot of the cabs.
if you like driving you will love the big trucks. have fun in class

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I Got my class A cdl through a school here in mass. Their was 15 guys in my group and only 4 of us passed on the first try and I was one. Just make sure that you really get you'r pre trip and air brakes down pat. After that it should all come to you. Good luck

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Awesome. Good luck. And you shouldn't have to worry about the height thing. Most commercial trucks have pneumatic driver seats that will raise and lower.
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kool.. It should be a trip. I wonder if, after i finish my CDL, will I be able to park my powerstroke like a pro lol

As for my Vegas trip, It was great! I ended up checking out Fremont street for a good day. It was a lot of fun

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