Originally Posted by Scokat
I originally went and got my "R" endorsement right after superchief. Then I figured what the heck and got my CDL-A. I asked my insurance company about a discount, not for the R but yes for the CDL, and they informed me if I had been in an accident without at least the "R" endorsement, it was a possibility I would not have been covered by insurance for driving a vehicle without proper certification. just food for thought, plus it is good to know how the air brake system works.
The insurance issue was our main reason for getting the R endorsement. That said, we did have a minor mishap prior to obtaining the endorsement and the insurance company did not make an issue of it. Even though a minor mishap in a motorhome can still cost 10 grand to fix!