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Thirty-five years' experience or one year's experience 35 times?

The case for basic driving skills should be clear because truck drivers have milliseconds to react to problems. Pilots sometimes have several minutes. Photo: Jim Park

November 27, 2013

Equipment Editor Jim Park has had a CDL for 35 years. But does he know how to really drive a truck? We may never know until the day comes when he has to put his skills to the test.

Tags: Driver Training

Author: Jim Park | Posted @ Wednesday, November 27, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)

Why We Need Good Driver Training

October 29, 2013

VIDEO -- Equipment Editor Jim Park recently found a truck route that reminded him of the importance of good driver training. Suspend your disbelief for a few minutes, pretend the sound of Jim's motorcycle engine is a Jake Brake, and join him for a trip down a truly hair-raising hill.

Tags: Driver Training, Mountain Driving, Engine Brake, Rookie Driver, Safety, Drivers

Author: Jim Park | Posted @ Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

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