5 things you won't learn in driving school

04/15/2018

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There’s no shortcut to master your driving skills, all you need is practice and that makes perfect time after time.

There are still lots to learn after school for the fact that schooling cannot cover everything, especially practical things, and driving a car is included. There’s no shortcut to master your driving skills, all you need is practice and that makes perfect time after time.

In our article’s today, we would like to make a list of 5 things you never learn in almost every driving school but you should. Check it out!

1. Really know your car

People sometimes think if they know a car, then they can handle every car. Nope. Each vehicle has its unique features. If you take every car the same, the worst may be that you mistreat your car, leading to unexpected breakdowns. You should always read the manual of the car you’re in to know the best things you should do about it.

Car manual

You should always read the manual of the car you’re in to know the best things you should do about it

2. Learn how to drive in bad weather

Not a single skilled driver loves to drive in bad weather, let alone amateur one. However, it does help a great deal if drivers know how to deal with these challenging driving conditions. If you get used to extreme rides, when encountering the situations, you won’t be panicked, then better handle the rides. If not, the first time going in a rain may sound terrifying.

Water splashing on the windshield

If you get used to extreme rides, when encountering the situations, you won’t be panicked

3. Adjust the mirrors to make sure there's no blind spot

Blind spots are hidden dangers. You should adjust your mirrors carefully before heading to any destination. It’s also better to have an additional blind spot mirror which helps broaden the view range. You can easily get one at any repair garage.

Car mirror

It’s better to have an additional blind spot mirror which helps broaden the view range or angle

4. Never get in other drivers’ blind spots

Not every driver knows how important it is to adjust their mirrors for better views. Therefore, make sure to always get out of their blind spots to stay clear of possible accidents. The dangers increase as you’re trying to overtake some vehicle or driving near a large truck or trailer, be more heedful when driving near these vehicles.

Video: How To Check Your Blind Spot-Basic Driving Lesson

5. Learn to feel the wheels

Being able to feel your wheels helps you steer away from potholes or possible scratches when parking. Check the tips below to learn how to master your wheels’ feeling.

  • Collect an open plastic bottle (most recommended), then compress it.
  • Put it on the ground.
  • Practice driving to run your right and left front wheels over it.
  • Also practice with your rear wheels

Fail to park a pickup truck

Being able to feel your wheels helps you steer away from potholes or possible scratches when parking

NOTE: You should keep your window open so that you can more easily hear the sound from the tires crushing the bottle.

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