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Could you please provide me some effective tips on learning to drive a car, smoothly and safely?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 07 Apr '11 03:11 pm
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HAVE A CLEAR HEAD Make sure you always have a clear head before deciding to operate a motor vehicle. Alcohol and certain drugs, both illegal and legal, can severely impair your driving skills. Many prescription and over-the-counter medications can cause dangerous drowsiness. Get a good night's rest and don't drive for long stretches without a break. If you are tired, don't risk the safety of yourself and others on the highway by trying to drive. Just as with alcohol--designate a driver or choose another means of transportation such as taxi cab or public transportation.

LIMIT DRIVING ALONE WHEN TIRED
Driving with someone else in your vehicle can increase your overall alertness. It is well recognized that when driving alone, especially when sleep deprived and at night, your chances of a crash are dramatically increased.

READ THE LABELS
If you are taking any medications, be sure to read and obey the warning labels. If the label says the medication causes drowsiness or not to driv ...more
Answered by urmila, 07 Apr '11 03:12 pm

 
  
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Be assured about your car
drive slowly
learn easily
at least main functions
Answered by anil garg, 07 Apr '11 06:13 pm

 
  
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Before starting up your engine make sure that you have everything in your car secured like the mirror in the proper place,brakes, water on the engine. Then relax when trying to drive your car. A relax state can give you more concentration and clearer picture of the road and around it. Drive at the right speed,turn on the right lane, and obey traffic rules. These are things you need to consider to make sure your driving safely. You can also check out this great article I've found: The Ten Most Dangerous Cars in America. Know if your car might be one of them. Drive safely. http://www.carinsurancecomparison.com/top-10-most-dangerous-cars- in-america/
Answered by anna bags, 26 Aug '11 01:03 pm

 
  
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Check whether brake is functioning normally and follow the guidelines.
Answered by anantharaman, 07 Apr '11 05:40 pm

 
  
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The first and the foremost tip would be to prepare your mind, before learning to drive a car. For a learner, the driving experience can be thrilling, amusing, enjoying or even fearsome and panicky. So, it is very necessary that you train your mind for the experience, beforehand.
Remember, too little enthusiasm delays the learning process and too much excitement can be detrimental, leading to redundant situations. You should have a balanced enthusiasm and eagerness to learn driving, effectively.
Since you are at the beginner's stage, it is very crucial for you to decide, who is going to accompany you in the car. Remember, you are just learning how to drive. Taking a lot of people means exposing everyone to the risk factor.
Just as your mind needs to be prepared for learning the process, the car also requires prior inspection. Make sure that the brakes are working fine and that there is no leakage in the gas tank. In case, there is slightest of problem, get it rectified before use. K ...more
Answered by Cobra, 07 Apr '11 04:32 pm

 
  
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Learn from a expert,,, do not try yrself
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 07 Apr '11 03:14 pm

 
  
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The very first tip is adjust the mirror so as to see back view and not who is sitting at the back
Answered by uv dabholkar, 07 Apr '11 03:12 pm

 
  
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Take a reliable driver by your side
keep his tips in mind
Answered by alok goel, 13 Oct '11 12:11 am

 
  
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