Motorhoming courses at RSM Driver Training

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  1. Cyclists

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    It doesn't look like it is a one on one course...

    I think I would prefer to go to a proper HGV training school and get 2-3 hours dedicated one on one training.
     
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    Why bother, once you have had a few scrapes you soon get the hang if it.:D:D:D
     
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    My advice as a Hgv Instructor is go out and practice, quite industrial estate. Follow the kerb on a right hand bend, and follow the white line on a left hand, checking mirrors to see your line.
    Then practice reversing with a person watching you.
    most important is learn to read the road 300 yards in front.
     
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    morrisons car park is were i tried to teach the wife to drive the rv.
    she said its too big and give up
     
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    Just to point out ...I do drive it and drive it comfortably but was just wondering if this could teach me any more.
     
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    Hi I want to move up to an RV but I'm just a bit worried about the size iv driven vans all my life but not big NoSwearingers . Did u fit in to it ok . I think it's the width of them that worris me abit . John
     
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    I have my HGV glass 2 ,when I pickup my new mh ,I'll spend time on an industrial estate practicing
     
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    Well I dive a fiesta and the Swift Bolero at around 8 m with scooter rack, is my first and only MH driving experience. I find it ok but takes me more concentration than a car. Reading the road ahead (and behind on motorways) mainly. Stopping the thing is not like a car.
     
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    The best way to learn how to read the road is to get on a motorcycle , looking ahead and being aware of things such as brake lights coming on and road surface conditions has in the past saved my neck on a motorcycle
     
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    BIL went on one a few years ago, his opinion was that it was a complete waste of time.

    As Gromett says, if you are worried get some proper LGV lessons, we are about to buy a small PVC as our sole vehicle and my wife will be taking some lessons in a 7.5 tonner, for some strange reason she won't let me give her any lessons:)
     
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    Possibly because it was at Morrisons. Try a Tesco or a Sainsbury.
    Good luck!
     
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    I'm not worried ...just looking to improve.
     
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    Proper training from an HGV instructor is brilliant. I think most people would be surprised at what you learn...
     
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