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Old 12-28-2009, 04:13 PM   #1
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Who Drives

Ok I asked this on another fourm the answers were differrnt too. Well here goes. Who Drives when your on the road going to the RV Park ???? or going home.

I asked the old prom queen to give it a try, but got the LOOK !!! you all know the "LOOK". Well I told her she is going to a driving school this year.
(RVDriving School ) I did tell her we would both take the course even though I have a CDL. I figure everybody can learn something. Well before I get back in the Dog House she is a great co-pilot, Cook & bottle washer. OK I pitch in too.

OK Your Turn !!!!!!
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Old 12-28-2009, 05:12 PM   #2
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We take turns driving. I am the designated hooker upper and she is the designated tell me how to hooker up. After that it is a matter of who wants to drive first. Because I do not see as well at night and in low light conditions, my wife generally drives at these times if we leave early or do not reach our destination before dark. I am the designated put it in the camping space and level 'er up guru. She is the designated power out the slide person and I am the designated make sure it doesn't hit anything person. We have been cooperating and collaborating for over 38 years and so far we haven't killed one another though at times she would have been justified!
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Old 12-28-2009, 06:51 PM   #3
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I must admit. She is scared to drive the Motorhome, and I am scared to let her. I do realize that she needs to learn to drive it though in case something happens to me while on the road. I drive, completely level and setup. In her defense, it is somewhat hard for her to get around with bad knees. She will, however drive the toad up behind the motorhome so that I can hook it up. I was amused at her once when we were doing a local move. We had gone about 80 miles and I noticed the headlights came on on the toad ( automatically come on at dusk). I stopped to see what was going on, and she had left the toad at idle when we hooked up. Of course, no damage but wasted gas.
Good thing is she loves to travel in the motorhome, so that makes it worthwhile.
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Old 12-28-2009, 07:26 PM   #4
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I do. My wife can drive, but I do almost all the towing.
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Old 12-29-2009, 11:48 AM   #5
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My wife will not drive if we are pulling out TT. She is deathly afraid to pull the TT. She will drive the truck anytime, but with the TT behind it.
We have talked about finding a training class or session to attend, but we have not looked to seriously. That may change this coming spring.
I do not mean to take a different direction in this thread, but if anyone knows of a course, class or seminar that teaches towing, please let me know. Either in this thread so others may know or simply send me a Private message.
We looked in to a few videos, but that is not the same as actual "Hands-On" backing, turning and driving.
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Old 12-29-2009, 05:13 PM   #6
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I got my wife to pull the 5th wheel about 200 yards last year in the campground, she met me at the checkout as I was returning the snow shovel I borrowed from the owner.Other than that, I have been trying for abour 5 years to get her to pull. Maybe this year, we are going full time in August.
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Question!! I know how to reply to a post, but how do I post a new thread??
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Old 12-29-2009, 07:08 PM   #8
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Hubby spent a lot of years behind the wheel in his career in law enforcement. I loved driving but only got to do it when we traveled (except the two years that I was a bus driver when I was 21yrs old). Soooooo ultimately I drive 95%+ on our cross country trips. He actually prefers to just kick back and enjoy the scenery or snooze! I love being behind the wheel!

As for hookin' up and unhitchin'... we play tag team. We sorta have fallen into our favorite tasks in the routine and when all is said and done, we double check the other.

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Question!! I know how to reply to a post, but how do I post a new thread??
Click on Jayco Owner's Forum..... pick a forum and click on it.... then at the top of that forum page, you will see 'New Thread'. Click that
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Old 12-31-2009, 03:52 PM   #10
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I do the driving, and all the exterior hooking, unhooking, setting up and tearing down.
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