Articles about Driving Tips

It doesn’t have to be a stressful ordeal
For anyone who has to drive a manual, slogging through rush hour traffic is a dreadful prospect. Whether it's heading to the office or coming home from a tiring shift, the motion of rowing gears and working the pedals for several
The MMDA has an important reminder for all motorists
The bigger the car, the bigger the blind spot-it's a simple concept that some motorists tend to overlook. That's why when you're driving beside a truck, the assumption should always be that the truck driver can't see
Being careless can mean disaster
An overtake is one of the most basic maneuvers every motorist should have in his or her arsenal. That said, messing it up can literally mean the difference between safely passing the slow car ahead or ending up in a wreck, so
All the items on this list were lifted from the LTO’s online portal
So you've finally learned how to drive and you have acquired a driver's license from the Land Transportation Office (LTO). Congrats! But as you may have expected, there's still a lot left to learn moving forward.Sure, you may
Making small adjustments to your driving can go a long way
Fuel prices these days are at an all-time high. As motorists, all we can do is to try our best to weather the storm until the prices at the pump finally start to go down.Of course, the best way to
“Be kind”
Ask yourself: From whom did you learn most of your driving skills? Chances are your answer won't be an instructor or short driving course somewhere. Most of us probably know what we know behind the wheel because of a loved one.
This is the ‘Mindfulness Concept Car,’ equipped with a suite of nifty features
A lot of us get our much-needed peace and quiet when driving, especially during a pandemic like this. From simple grocery runs to relaxing night drives around the block, the time we spend behind the wheel is precious time away from
Or are you guilty of giving these tips?
What's worse than unsolicited driving advice? We'd have to say wrong driving advice, especially when dispensed by people who claim to know better given all their years of experience.Some of these misguided tips are more outdated than outright wrong,
It’s a lot easier than most people may think
If there's one feature that a lot of us can appreciate in modern-day automatic cars, it's that most of them now come with a manual mode. Back then, you'd think such a luxury would be exclusive to the
The kickoff event marks the program’s 12th year in the Philippines
We've said it time and again: Driving is more than just getting from point A to B. There are a lot of different factors that should be considered when one sits behind the wheel. There are more risks than you think,
Lectures, simulators, and hours of first-aid training
In case you haven't noticed, our roads are getting messier, more chaotic, and more difficult to deal with than ever before. Is it the number of buses plying our streets? The number of cars? Or our inane habit of not giving
Far into the sunset he goes
A blind mechanic's dream comes true as he's given the chance of a lifetime to drive a Mercedes-AMG GT R on a seemingly endless dirt road. No obstacles, no boundaries, just pure fun between man and machine. Seeing his
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
'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 '
It’s almost summer
The sun is beginning to shine a little brighter, and the sweat's beginning to pour a little faster-yep, it's almost summer. And, of course, with soaring temperatures come a number of hazards that could potentially ruin your car.But
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 the Japanese are so respectful that they actually have
Be smart about it
This is something that we don't wish on anybody, especially during a heavy deluge. But it can and does happen. On an older car, the cause can be a broken or worn-out wiper linkage. On a more modern car, the
A letter sender wants to know
This message arrived in the Top Gear PH inbox recently, and I get excited when the senders are from my hometown. Baguio City is very close to my heart and it played a huge role in making me the driving enthusiast that
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
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