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Old 03-01-2010, 10:02 PM   #15
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We stayed two nights at the Lazy Days Campground and did not have to pay to take the RV driving course. That was two years ago.
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Just as a suggestion. After taking the lesson, find a vacant parking lot and practice, practice, practice. If you have access to orange traffic cones you can set them up as a lane....just to see how many you hit and which side of the lane you may tend to 'hug".

Another suggestion...if you don't take the lesson in you own coach insist you take it it a like length and pusher or puller. The steering wheels are in a different location on a pusher. I sit on top of my pusher wheels where as the gasser wheels are in front of you. It makes a huge difference when you start turning corners.
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Only one mention has been made of having/obtaining the proper type drivers license!!
If a course is found, the instructor should know enough to advise. Otherwise it's up to you. Fla. statutes appear to use the 26,001 lb. breakpoint for having a form of CDL (for non-com'l use) - class B - that other states use.
Without the proper license ones insurance is tenative at best and if stopped, a citation is probable.
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Old 03-02-2010, 07:26 PM   #18
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thank you

thank you for your input...allen

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Just as a suggestion. After taking the lesson, find a vacant parking lot and practice, practice, practice. If you have access to orange traffic cones you can set them up as a lane....just to see how many you hit and which side of the lane you may tend to 'hug".

Another suggestion...if you don't take the lesson in you own coach insist you take it it a like length and pusher or puller. The steering wheels are in a different location on a pusher. I sit on top of my pusher wheels where as the gasser wheels are in front of you. It makes a huge difference when you start turning corners.
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uh o ...

I was unaware that i might need additional endorsement. I do not have time now..in 3 weeks i head for my volunteer job at a state park at Long Island New York. My first real ride will be 1500 miles away....I hope i know what i am doing. thanks for the info..

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Only one mention has been made of having/obtaining the proper type drivers license!!
If a course is found, the instructor should know enough to advise. Otherwise it's up to you. Fla. statutes appear to use the 26,001 lb. breakpoint for having a form of CDL (for non-com'l use) - class B - that other states use.
Without the proper license ones insurance is tenative at best and if stopped, a citation is probable.
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I am about to make an offer on my first RV ever....a class A motor Home...
I am in South Florida and does anyone know who can give me a driving lesson? thank you, allen
Lazy Days does give lesson on how to drive your moter home. You may want to call the and make an appointment to get into one of their classes. You can also go on line to Lazy Days Drive School and get their info on your screen. I found the info great for a refresher course.
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Need to change LazyDays driving course on computer: It is http//:betterrving.com Hope this will help someone. It sure did me.
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IamGadget,
Hi, sounds like a good idea. Please post your findings. I live in Central Florida and also would like RV driving lessons. Another newbie with an A Class (well soon).
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