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Old 08-21-2012, 11:41 AM   #41
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I prefer to drive and hubby prefers that I do drive! I've gotten good with gas station stops, but still get out when it's time to back into the camping site.

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Old 08-27-2012, 03:39 AM   #42
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My DW is a hundred pounds of driving machine! Looks cute as hell sitting in the driver's seat of my dually. Once years ago we left Maryland headed for Colorado. She took the wheel somewhere in Ohio, agreeing to stop for the night in the Indianapolis area while I napped. Woke up in Bettendorf Iowa, 925 miles from home! She drove professionally for 35 years, I should add. :hihi:

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Old 08-27-2012, 07:47 AM   #43
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Lady I know is 5' tall cute as can be has the biggest 5er toy hauler money can buy and pulls it with a semi tractor.. you should see the looks she gets when she slide out from behind the wheel.....
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:35 AM   #44
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I've always driven but every year encourage my wife to give it a go. She is showing more interest and think that next camping season will be the year she will drive. Yikes! ( just kiddin) she actually is a pretty good driver.
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:05 PM   #45
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We share the driving
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:10 PM   #46
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P.S.- I had a heart attack at 7000 feet north of Payson, Az while bobtailing it to the 5er in Apache Junction, Az. She took the wheel and delivered me to the ER in Payson- I had a chopper ride to the Heart clinic in Mesa, Az. She drove the truck down to the Heart clinic and arrived just as I was being wheeled in surgery- Having past experience towing made it possible for her to handle the stress on her at that time- She's a KEEPER- JMHO- DD
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We have been fulltiming since July 1, 1999- Over the years, I have taught my DW how to tow our rv- She does great on the open road but will not try to back the fiver into a campsite- But that is a story for another day- I know she could do it if she tried- She has a tendancy to tow a little faster than I feel comfortable with but I need for her to spell me when we are traveling- I am not too uncomfortable that I can't catch a few winks while she's tooling down the road though- She is a bit wary in construction areas and this is good- JMHO- DD
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Old 11-26-2012, 01:09 PM   #47
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We take turns driving our TV. But I am still working on backing up with the HTT.
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:48 PM   #48
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My DW is a short 5'2", but the adjustable pedals on our F350 crew cab FWD enable her to reach them, and she drives it with no hesitation. She has also learned how to hitch and un-hitch the 5er, and plans on learning to tow it and park it next camping season. I wanted to make sure that if something disabling happens to me while on a trip, she could jump right in and get us home. She has also had much experience in remodeling a house, and I mean carpentry work, too. Pretty much not afraid to tackle the unknown. A real KEEPER for sure.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:22 AM   #49
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I do all the driving. I think if my wife drove I would stay home. I am not a good passenger in anything.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:46 AM   #50
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I do all the driving.

DW will back up while I hitch up. She will however, drive out of the park, but that's it. She does not like to tow a trailer, but will if the need arrives.


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