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Between manual and automatic transmissions, it's the latter that makes you feel as if it's impossible to do it wrong. After all, you just shift into gear and work the pedals and steering wheel, right? Well, not exactly. It might seem easier to drive an automatic, but that doesn't mean there still aren't some pitfalls to avoid.

In this video, we've outlined some of the common errors that drivers are prone to do when handling an automatic. Some of them might seem arbitrary, but they're all listed here for the sake of safety and saving you money in repairs later on. Better to err on the side of caution, right? 

To learn about what you should and shouldn't do while driving in an automatic transmission, click play on the video above. Know of any other automatic driving sins? Let us know in the comments.

Jason Tulio
Online Staff Writer
Like most guys, Jason inherited his love for cars from watching his dad talk about and tinker with them while he was growing up. Since then, he has leveled up into the roles of motoring journalist/wannabe mechanic/concerned motorist.
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