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Truck-driving simulator gives real-feel experience


November 17, 2017

MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. (AP) — Tami Yarnall, a CDL instructor, was behind the wheel of a new teaching tool on a recent Thursday at Schuylkill Technology Center's campus at Schuylkill County Joe Zerbey Airport.

Made up of a console and three large monitors, the TranSim VS6 truck-driving simulator is akin to an arcade game. But it's something student drivers can use to learn basics on how to drive a tractor-trailer and other commercial vehicles.

"They can practice maneuvers before they get in the truck and go out there. The advantage to that is in here, you can't tear up the clutch," David Welc...

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