Sunday, June 6, 2010
We had reservations for 3 nights at Circle RV (Passport America Camground) in El Cajon, the recommended park by RV Driving School. Well the spot the park gave us was probably one of the tightest in the park with all the trees. We received comments from people staying in the park that they were surprised about the site selected by the park because of the size of our motorhome and having 4 slides. In the back of our minds we were wondering if this was part of the driving school instructions. Our instructor was also a little taken back by the site selection. Driving school was all behind the weheel instruction. This was probably one of the best decisions we made in taking this course. I am not known for my patience and Nikki would probably have murdered me in my sleep if I was teaching her. Nikki drove 70 to 80% of the time which was very appropriate. Our instructor was excellent and really gave Nikki a tremendous amount of instruction and confidence. Driving was done around and in downtown El Cajon. It included backing up into campsites, up and down hills, and freeway driving. From this point forward she just needs to put time in to gain practical experience. The problem will probably come that I enjoy driving and have traditionally done 90% of the drvin. I must learn to turn over some of the time to Nikki. After our final day of instructions we decided to get out of town so we burned our 3rd night and hit the road. I highly recommend anyone who drives an RV to take a driving course. It does not matter how many years you have been driving, you will learn something which can only enhance your rving experience along with making it safer.