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|14th February 2009, 21:52||#1|
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How to drive properly in stop & go traffic?
Hi everybody! I'm new to driving! It was nearly 15 years ago when i first learnt to drive on a second hand maruti 800 (carb). Cars have come a long way since then. I haven't drove for a long time untill recently when i started driving my brothers santro xing. A lot of things have changed i.e. MPFI lets you start the car without pressing on accelerator etc.
My question is in stop & go traffic while i'm in 1st or 2nd gear. I tend to take off my foot from accelerator & just rely on half clutch & brakes. I've got into a habit of rolling from standstill in 1st gear without using accelerator at all. Is this the right way or not?
Is there a perfect method to driving in stop & go traffic?
|15th February 2009, 14:47||#2|
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There are lots of threads here, so please take your own time to search & learn !
Ten Deadly Driver Mistakes - Forbes.com
|15th February 2009, 17:45||#3|
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Please do search, this has been discussed before. (Like most other things on the forum!)
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/techni...on-needed.html (First gear clutch release operation in MPFI cars - clarification needed!)
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/techni...es-itself.html (M800 moves by itself)
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/techni...gear-move.html (Do you always use first gear to move on?)
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/techni...ar-brakes.html (The best way to use the clutch, gear and brakes)
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