Articles about Driving

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As a person who's lived outside of the metro in the first 23 years of his existence, I consider myself a promdi. People like me-those who only learned to drive around humble streets of small towns-may understand how daunting
Aptitude tests, simulators, first-aid training—this is how Japan does driver education
I'm not the best driver. If anything, I'm probably the most scared and unconfident driver whose name has ever graced the Top Gear Philippines staff box. And despite my being part of the country's number one automotive publication for
Talk about loyalty
Anyone who's ever experienced hiring a driver will know the telltale signs of a good one. Obviously, you want to hire someone who can handle himself behind the wheel. You also want to look for someone who knows his way around
Here’s how they’re deemed fit to be behind the wheel
Given that their country has an ideal train system, reliable bus lines, and even honest taxi drivers, younger Japanese nationals and citizens apparently don't see the much of a point in getting a driver's license or owning a car.Reports
Pretty sure this isn’t your average driving school
In the world's busiest and most congested cities, buildings are designed upward to produce more floor space while using a small amount of land. But how would facilities such as a driving school-those that demand big, open spaces-be built
Because you can’t turn heads with dull rims, right?
Owning a car includes maintenance and repairs. Taking care of it, however, means more than just keeping it running-you have to keep your car clean, too.It really isn't that hard. You just drive into a nearby car wash and
For those who find it daunting
Learning how to drive is one thing, but mastering every facet of it is another. It's more than just stop-and-go movements-you have to know how to drive in more complicated scenarios as well. One situation in particular which
Consider yourself warned
It's that time of the year again when umbrellas, jackets, coats, and boots start taking up the shelf space near the entrance of your local department store. The rainy season is upon us, and it's time we update you with
“It’s not just about high speeds, long drives, or open roads”
For most people, driving is a task-a cumbersome chore-done to get from one place to another. Considering the Manila traffic, that's perfectly understandable. Some of us would beg to differ. We understand that despite the stress, fatigue, and responsibilities
Just like it was yesterday
Most of you guys are probably first-time car owners or well into your second or third vehicle. By now, you know how to drive, and you've driven around quite a lot after having worked your ass off for your very
They grow up so fast
Kids: As much as you love them, there will always be instances when they can get on your nerves, or try their darndest to push your patience to its limits. Raising them is as much a test as it is a gift.
And how it's making you dangerous on the road
How proficient would you say you are in driving? If you rate your skills behind the wheel as above-average, guess what-that's the average response given by the majority of drivers out there. As numerous studies have shown, we tend
Be prepared for the wet season
Rainy season is upon us, and we want to make sure that everyone is safe when driving under the deluge. Here are few more no-nonsense tips that will surely come in handy. Slippery soles can slide over the car's pedals,
Growing up shouldn't be hard to do
For the most part, the chaos that is Metro Manila traffic is the result of motorists acting like children. Poor impulse control, impatience, sense of entitlement, selfishness, and tantrums (the adult kind) are to blame for this dismal situation. Driving in this
Keep your body moving during standstills
Three hours. Apparently, you can now get from Balintawak to Baguio in that amount of time. On a really bad day, however, three hours is hardly enough for the one-way drive from Makati to Quezon City. And all those hours spent
Get fit for your road trip
Elite racecar drivers are fit athletes. They need to be able to manage all that adrenaline and g-force on the track. But being in shape is not only beneficial to these motorsports idols, but also to regular motorists like you to
Keep cool and never panic
For many of us, the act of driving comes naturally: You get behind the wheel, start the engine...and that's about it. Maneuvering a car-unless you're on the track or navigating twisty mountain roads-is for the most part,
A reader wants to know
A reader recently sent in a question about driving a manual-transmission vehicle. Should a driver step on the brake, or the clutch first, when coming to stop? Obviously, this reader is a new driver. And we do love to help new
For her, even sitting in traffic is a joy. What!?
Have you met somebody who loves driving so much, no amount of traffic will faze them? One such person is Lisza Buscaino-Redulla. We first heard about her from our friends over at Entrepreneur.com.ph, and we were intrigued when we
You don't always have to go hungry
Eating inside a car is a divisive topic among car owners. Personally, I'm not a fan of eating in my own ride, but there are times when it's inevitable, like when you're stuck in traffic and your stomach is
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