Articles about Driving 101

Just a friendly reminder
Hogging the leftmost lane-aka the overtaking lane-is forbidden on the expressway. In a previous story, we've even listed down other reasons why you shouldn't make it a habit. Sadly, judging by how many people are guilty of it
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
It’s a handy feature
Driving is an intuitive process, and you don't really learn it by the book. Once you get the hang of it, you'll be changing gears and flipping switches without having to look at the controls.That being said, many drivers
A simple but important thing
In the human body, blood works to transport oxygen and nutrients to your cells and tissues, remove waste materials from your body, and protect you against harmful infection and foreign bodies. Engine oil works the same way in cars. It lubricates all
We’ve been there, too
Steering wheels have a locking feature to prevent the front wheels from changing direction when no key is inserted into the ignition. It aids in preventing theft. Unlocking the steering wheel might be a problem for some drivers, especially newbies who aren'
Take note of these symptoms
My first experience with a bad clutch, funnily enough, was when I purchased my first car. It was a first-generation Mazda 3, six years old with nearly 100,000km on the odometer. I inspected the car while accompanied by a mechanic
Better safe than sloppy
There are some people-even those who already have years of driving experience under their belts- who simply have a hard time parking, and there are others who have been able to master the art of getting a vehicle properly and accurately
Experience is the best driving instructor
Okay hotshot, so you finally have a driver's license. You've been assessed by the concerned transportation agencies and have been fit to operate a motor vehicle.Let's get one thing straight though: That neat little plastic card you've
'Position is everything'
Who doesn't dream of going to a motorsport driving workshop? Learning about racing lines and braking points is enough to have almost anyone feeling like they could be the next lead of a Fast and Furious film. Even the very word '
Is this something that should be adopted across the globe?
The European Commission has provisionally approved plans to place speed limiters on all new cars sold in Europe from 2022 onwards. Called the 'intelligent speed assistance' (ISA) system, the feature will become mandatory along with a raft of other safety systems, including
Honesty is still the best policy
Manila's busy streets are tight and packed to the brim with motorists zipping about. As such, fender benders are a common occurrence on the road. It's pretty much part of the way of life around here.Hitting a parked car,
Your radiator should be the least of your worries
Planning long-haul road trips in your head, itching for some sand between your toes, and experiencing an incessant craving for halo-halo? Don't worry, you're not alone: Summer is coming.Finally, it's time to put those vacation leaves
About time
Again, you cannot 'reserve' a parking slot by standing in it-whether it's in a mall, in front of a restaurant, or in an open parking area. It's inconsiderate and lazy, and it's a practice downright frowned upon by,
It’s under your rearview mirror
Sometimes, it's the littlest things we take for granted: The thank-yous after paying at the convenience store, leaving a tip at restaurants, kissing a loved one goodbye before heading off to work-and, for some motorists, mundane car features that
Don't take these for granted
When it comes to driving, coming to a stop is just as important-if not more so-than getting up to speed. It doesn't matter how fast your ride can go if you're going to end up splattered
Please just don't
How many times has this happened to you: Maneuvering tight parking areas, desperately looking for a vacant slot only to find one occupied by a person, reserving a parking slot by standing in it. Standoff ensues.Well, a country close to ours
So, what type of motorist are you?
A few years back, a study observing parking differences between the US and China suggested that a higher percentage of people who park facing out equates to higher economic growth. That people who park facing outwards may be overachievers that drive the
Something we can all learn from
The Japanese are known for many things. Chief among them is their tendency as a people to be polite and courteous. That habit extends to the way they drive.But it turns out that the Japanese are so respectful that they actually
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
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