Mountain Driving 101 Pt 2 (Tutorial #3)
*PLEASE WATCH "TUTORIAL NOTES" FIRST* MOUNTAIN DRIVING 101 PT 2
Well some subscribers have told me I should do a Tutorial. I've thought
about it. I'm still thinkning about it. But I thought I'd put feeler videos
out to see the reaction. I thought mountain driving is a challenge, so I'd
give'r a whirl. I may do more, but might wait untill I'm back on the
Backing up in Cincinnati OHIO with VTL TRANSPORT!
THE DOORS ARE OPEN. JUST HAVE A CLOSER LOOK AT THE BEGINNING OF THE VIDEO
PLEASE. Backing up in a tight place. One of the most challenging places for
a delivery up to now. Sure it's not blind side but still !
Shifting gears, 12 speed Mercedes Benz
This time I'm a a 2644 M/Benz with a 12 speed auto/semi auto gearbox.
This gearbox allows the driver to choose from 3 different configurations;
Full auto, Truck selects what gear when.
sequencial semi/auto, Drver selects gear - can only go one gear at a time
(up or down).
semi auto, Driver choose WHEN to change gear truck chooses WHAT gear to go
Truck Driver Skills: Shifting an 18 Speed: How to Skip Gears
Shifting an 18 speed. This video gives a demonstration of how to shift an
18 speed big truck, along with a bit of advice to help a new driver. How to
skip gears, when going through all the gears, isn't necessary, depending
upon the situation.
Best advice for smooth shifting? It takes loads of practice. This
demonstration features a 35+ year driver, with a 2004 Peterbilt 379, with a
475 Cat engine.
For other 'how to's' for truck driver skills, visit