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Maintaining a Manual Transmission Vehicle

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Car Maintenance | Comments Off on Maintaining a Manual Transmission Vehicle

For those willing to learn how to use a manual transmission vehicle, also known as a stick shift, they may find that with such a vehicle comes more control over both the power and performance of the vehicle. Also, just as you should take an automatic transmission to the shop whenever issues arise, owners of stick shifts must bring their vehicle to a nearby shop whenever they first encounter problems in the vehicle, but they especially must do so when the issues are related to the transmission. Once you find a transmission repair shop that you can trust, you can be rest assured your vehicle’s manual transmission will be in good condition for every driving occasion. To ensure you’re keeping your stick shift in tip top shape, check out a few crucial tips for preserving your manual transmission. Carefully...

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Go-Karting May Help Prepare Your Teen for Driving

Posted by on Sep 12, 2018 in Driving Tips, Teen Driving | Comments Off on Go-Karting May Help Prepare Your Teen for Driving

As is often heard when learning a new skill, practice makes perfect, and in no case is this more important than with driving. Every teenager on the cusp of driving age is ready to hit the open road, assured they’ve learned everything they need once they’re licensed. However, as their parents likely know, a license doesn’t make new drivers experts, and this lack of experience can cause potentially fatal accidents. Fortunately, there are numerous ways of getting practice hours in before your teenager is out on the road with every distraction possible. In addition to driving school, parents can try taking their kids go-karting, which can teach them vital lessons about driving but in a safe environment. Some of those lessons include the following: Preparing for Distract-Free Driving with Go-Karting To succeed on a go-kart track, it’s necessary to...

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