Here are 366 comments made by our happy customers!
Our instructor was Ken Shockley. He was great! We were a little worried about the caliber of person we were going to encounter, but Ken exceeded our expectations. It’s not often that you work with people that go the extra mile to make sure that we felt confident and comfortable, going thru every safety check, giving numerous tips along the way. He was very patient, even in times when we ‘just weren’t getting it’. He took his time, explained it different ways, until the light bulb went off.Thank you for having him as an instructor.
Duane was excellent – prompt, professional and patient! Qualities that made for a truly wonderful experience. When we purchased our 5th wheel (our very first RV ever), we were conscious that we would need someone experienced to help us out and Duane exceeded our expectations. He met us at the RV dealership where we were taking possession of our new trailer, showed us how to safely hitch the 5th wheel to the truck, what to double (and triple) check when hooking up, and making sure that everything worked properly before driving away.Then we were off ….. a bit nervous at first (heck, it was the first time we had something attached to our truck let alone something 40′ long!) but by the end of the 2 days we spent with Duane, we were quite comfortable behind the wheel. As a result of taking this course, we are much more confident about our decision to get an RV, and our initial concerns about whether we could drive it or not have vanished!Thank you!!!
I am writing to note how great the driving class was with Jimmy. He instilled confidence in my driving skills. I have never towed anything in my life and he had me towing, turning, backing into parking spaces my 40 ft fifth wheel, in no time. The next day we took off for our 1700 mile trip to Arizona. Yep was a bit nervous but then settled in just fine. Even got myself in a no outlet road and back up about 50 yards into on coming traffic. Because of Jimmy I felt I could do it. I certainly will need to practice my skills from Jimmy about parking though. I would highly recommend him and the school for future driving skills. Thanks again.
Please know that Karen and I couldn’t be more satisfied with the RV driving instruction provided by Michael Lynch and the RV Driving School. The small investment of time and money will serve us invaluably in the future years/miles.
Karen and I are brand new to RVing, and to towing in general. We wanted to complete the husband/wife training so that we could be equal partners in this new experience, but also so that we would have shared knowledge/experiences to ‘bounce off’ and check each other. We know that, in towing a large fifth wheel, we are only a split second away from a dangerous or expensive wrong move.
That’s probably what we valued most from Michael Lynch’s training. Of course, his life-long experiences in all types of towing were invaluable, but he filled every lull with his thoughts on towing preparation, driving safety, and situational considerations. Michael’s ‘voice’ will likely be in our heads for years to come.
We appreciate the personal interaction we were able to have with Michael. He is a man of many interests and life experiences.
Finally, I am thankful to Michael for his treatment of Karen and I as a husband/wife team. He demonstrated great patience in tailoring his approach to each of our individual needs.
I would like to share with you our appreciation first for the service you provide and second for the outstanding instructor – Duane. His patience, knowledge, ability to teach and other skills are Top Shelf. I especially appreciated his teaching us things to help us safely use our coach like: Air Brake safety test, hand signals for pre departure check list and hand signals for Driver and blind side backing. Outstanding class, Instructor, and Process for taking the class.
Thanks again from both Lorraine and I.
I’ve been wanting to provide feedback on Joe Powell, SR because he deserves great praise. I apologize for the delay but we have been using the knowledge and skills that Joe instilled in us.
This is our 1st RV and we started with a 45’ with a Hydralift on the back. Joe not only provided me with the tools to park and enjoy driving the coach but also provided my partner the comfort in assisting.
I don’t know how to thank him enough for everything and his diligence in providing helpful and pertinent information. His method of teaching and use of his knowledge provided us the confidence in taking on this monster on our own.
Within 3 days of the 1st time behind the wheel, we were able to park in a very tight spot at Fort. Wilderness at Disney with no incidents.
We appreciate everything Joe has done for us.
Our lesson with Jimmy Johnson was just what we wanted. Before the lesson he advised us on RV park accommodations and his suggestion was perfect. Jimmy seamlessly accommodated our need to work with 3 drivers with varying RV driving experience in two RVs of different types and lengths. His instruction for each of us was specific to each driver’s needs and expectations.We started with backing into a camp site, training the copilot how to effectively direct the driver and the driver to follow the directions given. We then practiced driving on 2 lane, 4 lane, rural, city roads with Jimmy encouraging and teaching as we went. The second day we spent time reviewing and on expressway driving.Jimmy was cordial, patient, encouraging and very proficient at training each of us on the techniques and skills that we needed. It was a pleasure to spend the two days with him and we are grateful for the knowledge and confidence that we gained.
I only wish I had a picture of that “damned” hill in the driveway to share. I looked again on Google Earth last night to see what I missed. I didn’t miss a thing. It just doesn’t show the degree of the hill…but Bruce can vouch for it!
Sorry, we didn’t take any pictures. Both Gary and I hung on every word that came out of Bruce’s mouth. We were totally in the moment when Bruce was talking. We were talking about it last night…so happy we had Bruce. He was so tolerant of all our questions.
So, we finished the drive home separately yesterday. The Jeep goes in tomorrow for transfer case repairs. So happy we didn’t have to leave it at the beach for repairs. We were fortunate it was stuck in 2 wheel drive! They think they have the part we need. Otherwise, there is still time to have it repaired by the time we leave for the next adventure in October.
Thank you for the offering the service. I actually enjoy driving the coach now and knowledge is power. We appreciate having the knowledge! Too bad some sort of driving course isn’t required for most all RV’s.
I just completed my RV drivers training with Steve McCauley in Palmdale, CA. OMG where to begin. He taught me soo much I’m embarrassed to say. From checking out obstacles, trees and other drivers, to entering onto the frwy; from judging distances when pulling into gas stations. Just soo much. I went into the training totally not knowing a thing to now feeling so confident I could actually drive cross country. And I actually backed in and parked numerous times. I can’t thank your organization or Steve enough. Totally worth the $$ and the time. I wouldn’t change a think about this 8 hour training program. Thank you so much. And I’m a single, 60 year old female, solo, FT driver.