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Month: July 2018

Tips You Need To Know When Getting Behind The Wheel For The First Time

Tips You Need To Know When Getting Behind The Wheel For The First Time

Riding a car or any vehicle for that matter is so common that hearing someone doesn’t own a car (or any vehicle) in itself might be shocking. However the first time someone gets behind the wheel they might be overwhelmed by everything around them including the part where they have to actually ride the vehicle themselves. So here are some tips to help get through this first time.

Be comfortable

The first tip to driving like a pro and putting those driving lessons in to action is by making sure that the seat behind the wheel is adjusted in a way where it is comfortable to you. It doesn’t matter that you might be leaning on to the wheel and staying close to it like an amateur would and not relaxing behind and having the greatest gap between the two. It is you who is driving so no matter how it might look always make sure you adjust things to suit to your comfort and not what another might say.

Keep calm

As a first time driver just out of driving schools Scarborough you might be overwhelmed by everything around you. You might also panic over how to keep up looking at all three mirrors, the front, the accelerator, the gear and whatnot, all at once. In such situations the best thing to do is to slow down with all these thoughts and take control of yourself. You have been taught what needs to be done and all you need to be doing now is putting them in to action. And the best way to start is by clearing your mind and letting your gut guide you through. In case you are still unsure of yourself, always have an experienced person riding with you.

Say no to distractions

When you are getting behind the wheel for the first time, don’t ever try to test how good you are at multitasking. Even if it isn’t your first time, multitasking is something you should always avoid. It is not the time to pick up that phone and reply to a text or turn on a favorite song of yours or let your dog ride with you while having his head stuck out of the window. Get rid of all possible distractions and focus on your driving. This way you would be able to drive better and have calmer nerves throughout!

Don’t try to test your off roading skills

Make sure that you always stick to the usual roads you take, especially if you are driving for the first time. Remember this isn’t the time to explore and test your off roading skills!

Use the above tips and guarantee a confident first drive through the busy streets as a beginner!