Before You Start Driving Automatic
To avoiding feeling overwhelmed by multitasking, familiarise yourself with gearboxes.
If you have never driven a vehicle before, everything might feel too much. Let Lisa show you the basics before you put the car key into the ignition.
- P – Park – used when you’re stopped and getting out of the car.
- R – Reverse – self-explaining, selected when you want to drive backwards.
- N – Neutral – knocking a manual gearbox out of gear.
- D – Drive – will select gears automatically and allow the car to move forwards.
Learn more from the expert, and call Lisa for your next lesson today.
Brake and Accelerator Pedal Pressures
Know and practice how to enter safely freeway by properly indicating, speeding up and merging
Before you start learning to drive on the freeway, you really need to feel comfortable and confident behind the wheel. Entering the freeway for the first time may be a very scary experience, particularily if you never have driven before.
At Dovetail Driving, Lisa will make sure you are ready to take this important step. She will
- instruct you how to adjust your speed to the traffic on the freeway as you drive along the freeway entry ramp,
- show you how to merge smoothly without dangerous sharp angles,
- remind you about necessity of correct signaling your intentions by using the indicator.
Lisa will keep you calm and secure during the first encounter of high speed traffic.
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Change lanes by indicating in advance and being aware of and checking up the cars in the blind spot.
One of the greatest challenges for a new motorist, is changing lanes while at high speed. The first rule you wlll learn is that you have to think for yourself and for others, as you can’t guess other drivers intentions. This is safety rule number one that we promote at Dovetail Driving.
Therefore, you will learn that indicating, keeping distance with the car ahead, checking your mirrors for other traffic and blind spots, and turning your headlights during bad weather conditions.
Also, you will be able to keep a steering wheel effortlessly, avoiding nervous abrupt driving.
Eco Driving Techniques
Let Lisa show you how to get the most out of deceleration and vehicle momentum.
There are plenty of ways to ensure fuel-efficient driving. Although most of them, you need when you already drive your car daily, there are few that are useful from the beginning and at Dovetail Driving School you will learn how to implement them from the beginning.
At the end of your automatic driving course, you will know how to:
- accelerate gently,
- maintain a steady speed,
- anticipate traffic,
- coast to decelerate
These four principal skill not only will your driving leveled but also it will save your money on petrol.
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Automatic Driving Lessons
When you choose the automatic car driving lessons with Dovetail Driving School, you will master the control of your car. We particularly pay attention to teaching you defensive driving and the safest implementation of the traffic and road rules. We hope you will become a responsible, considerable and well-educated car driver.
Dovetail Driving serves north-western suburbs. We close to four major high schools: Carine, Greenwood, Balcatta and Hillarys. Book a lesson today.
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Automatic Car Driving Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of automatic driving lessons?
There are quite few good reasons for taking automatic driving lessons instead manual:
- easy to learn and use,
- effortless to start,
- better control of the steering wheel,
- easier to drive in a city traffic,
- becuse less distractions, the automatic car lerners gain confidence in driving from the beginning.
Does approaching lights send you into a bit of a panic?
Many fail at traffic lights; do you know where to wait correctly?
All these questions are answered and more during your lessons!!
How many automatic car driving lessons do I need?
There is no straightforward answer to this question. We all are individuals and have specific gifts. Some people accelerate in specific fields but are slow in others, and others learn the opposite way.
If you have already tried driving with your parents, it will be obvious to your advantage. If you are starting fresh, depending on your abilities, you may need 10-15 one-hour lessons and probably take an intensive course so you won’t forget easily the things you learned the day before.
At the end, your manual car driving instructor will be the final judge as she will be the best person to assess your current driving skills.
Please, call Lisa at 0427 036 106 today and take the full advantage of her expertise.