Should I learn in automatic or manual transmission driving school car?

Automatic or Manual – which should you choose?

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So happy I learned to drive and passed my driving test in an Automatic Car

Should you take instruction in an automatic or manual gearbox car? It’s a simple question of whether you want the hassle of changing gear every few seconds. Or let the driving school car change gear or yo

Manual gearboxes you manually change gear using the clutch and gear stick.

Typically with five or six forward gears, as well as reverse, and three pedals (remember you only have two feet) manual boxes are operated solely by the driver every few seconds who selects which gear they need to be in.

Gears are changed by taking one hand off the steering wheel to use the gear leaver while the clutch pedal operated with the left foot as each change is made  your right foot may be idle or operating the foot brake.

PHEW! there’s a lot that needs to be done. Oh, you will also need to use the clutch carefully while balancing the gas pedal with your right foot to set off and remember to use it when moving very slowly in driving lessons or driving test manoeuvres and stopping.

Is it any wonder many people simply choose to learn to drive Automatic transmission cars from day one.

Enthusiastic drivers tend to swear by manual gearboxes, regularly claiming they offer greater involvement with the car.

What’s an automatic gearbox?

  • Relaxed drive, simply select D for Drive and that is it
  • Usually a little more expensive than manual gearbox options, but not always.
  • Many are far more fuel efficient than their manual counterparts especially those using Hybrid technology.

How do you drive and learn to drive in an automatic?

Two pedals One to start moving and another to slow down and stop.  Just select the mode you need either R for Reverse or D for Drive with the selector and that’s IT!

It can often take many many hours to learn to drive in a manual car but learning driving in an Automatic car is far simpler and safer.

Many learners waste hundred of pounds struggling with manual gearboxes but whizz through there driving test and more importantly feel happier learning to drive with a smile on their face in an automatic.

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