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A Few Tips on Manual Transmission Driving

A Few Tips on Manual Transmission Driving

Learning to drive a manual transmission is usually a matter of trial-and-error until the driver learns the natural rhythm of a standard shift car. For this reason, it may be best to practice with an older but mechanically-sound vehicle, not an expensive sports car. Finding third gear while simultaneously releasing the clutch and depressing the accelerator is not easy for many drivers, so one should expect some grinding of the clutch and stutter stopping. Eventually most drivers do learn the intricacies of manual transmission, even if they prefer the relative ease of an automatic.