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04/30/2021
The emotions and challenges of getting behind the wheel for the first time can be overwhelming. This post by D&M Marketing, LLC in Covington centers around the fundamentals of driving that all beginners should know.

Before You Go on the Road, Consider This

One of the most exciting moments in life is when you finally learn to drive. You are happy, nervous, and eager to go anywhere, although getting behind the wheel for the first time makes the hands of many drivers shake. Being new to driving involves making mistakes or overlooking things that are obvious to seasoned drivers. This post will share some suggestions to help you succeed in this new adventure and help you along the way.

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Make Sure You're Driving in the Correct Position

Sitting appropriately is vital, so keep that in mind before starting the car. The seat should be at a height that allows you to see the road without any problem. Your head should be no more than one fist away from the ceiling and the backrest must be almost entirely straight so that the seat belt fits correctly on the shoulder.

Adjust Your Seat

Make sure your legs are bent when you press the pedals because if they are stretched out, you risk injuring yourself in an accident. The head restraint must be at your head's height to prevent neck injuries in the event of a crash. As for the steering wheel, place it vertically without blocking your view of the instrument cluster. Hold it by placing both hands near the steering wheel controls and leave your arms bent to allow maneuverability.

Give Yourself Time to Get to Know Your Car

Every car is different. If there's something triggering the nerves and anxiety in amateur drivers, you could easily blame the miscalculations during driving, such as the vehicle's dimensions, not coordinating the clutch, and not measuring the braking distance. If those scenarios apply to you, calm down, breathe, and don't despair. The first days will be challenging, but soon you will get to know your car in depth. It's imperative to practice in silence, at least during the first weeks. Avoid playing music loudly and don't turn on the radio. This will allow you to focus on your surroundings and the familiar sounds of the vehicle. If something ever goes wrong, you'll know by listening to it.

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Pay Attention to the Signs

A little-known trick for drivers that are used to driving in the city is the headlights' signals. These are used to communicate with other drivers and motorists on the road. The importance of these lights relies on their ability to warn about the dangers ahead, like collisions and other accidents. They come in handy on two-way streets. If you've already dodged risk on the road and you come across another car heading your way, blink your lights three times so they know they need to slow down and avoid distractions. While you drive, other cars' lights can prevent you from seeing the road and are very tiring to look at. Drivers should dim their headlights when encountering another vehicle. However, this doesn't always happen. If this bothers you, raise and dim your lights once or twice to ask oncoming cars to change their lights.

Hold Your Horses

Be extremely careful when it comes to speeding as it will be challenging to keep the car under control. Fast driving is not advisable if you're not an adept driver. You may still have a lot to learn, but these kinds of things will become as easy as tying your shoes as time goes on.

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