Air Brake Q Endorsement Training for Motorhomes
If you purchase a large motorhome, you will need to do an Official Alberta Air Brake ‘Q’ endorsement test. All Air Brake questions and answers are updated and online so that you can practice. Before writing your test at the Alberta Registry office, you can practice online at this link or try other options here to study.
COMPANIES THAT OFFER THE AIR BRAKE Q ENDORSEMENT TRAINING COURSE
CCA Truck Driver Training Ltd.
Some of the best training for recreational vehicles and the Air Brake Q is offered at CCA Truck Driver Training Ltd. To obtain an Air Brake Q Endorsement, training is mandatory. Once the training is successfully completed, the Air Brake Q Endorsement will be applied to your driver’s license.
The three certified Air Brake Q Endorsements run weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The course includes both theory and a two hour practical session done in their training yard.
CCA Truck Driver Training
The course information is here.
Alberta Professional Driving School
The Air Brake Q Endorsement course is offered on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the price of $150.00 + GST. There is a one hour long lunch. For more information, contact them on their website.
Here is a list of driving schools in the Calgary region. Inquire if they have the Air Brake Q Endorsement course and if they give driving lessons using your own RV.
Licensed Driver Training Schools
Here is a list of driving schools in Alberta.
LINKS ON HOW TO DRIVE A MOTORHOME
Alberta Motor Association (AMA) RV Smart Driving Course
After you obtain your Air Brake Q Endorsement, a more specific course you might want to consider is the RV Smart Driving Course offered by AMA. This half day instruction using your own RV is an informative course where it will increase your awareness and understanding of the cautions needed as an RVer. Also, the safety tips discussed will be about propane, hitching, tires and weight. Prices vary for the course per region so inquire with the AMA as to what they are. Contact the AMA here to book a course or call 1-800-642-3810.
Some great tips on driving a large motorhome can be seen on the RV NOW website.
On the RV 101 website, there is access to a DVD called Drive Your Motorhome Like a Pro. This DVD will provide you with some great tips for driving your RV safely and efficiently.
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Video on Youtube on how to drive your motorhome