How to drive a car easily and safely? How to brake smoothly? Here are a few simple driving hacks and secrets you should know to drive your car like a pro.
Have you already been driving for many years or are you just starting to drive? This activity can be both exciting and exhausting. Of course, firstly it depends on road conditions. However, there is one more important thing to be considered while driving – the behavior of your car. The longer you own a car; the more driving habits you acquire. Unfortunately, not all of those habits are good ones. Moreover, the more experienced you become, the harder it is to break them. And very often those habits can affect the condition of your car. We decided to compile examples of unwise driving behavior.

Resting your hand on the gear stick 1:09
Refueling only when the tank is almost empty 2:13
Frequent braking 3:04
Ignoring suspicious sounds 4:26
Neglecting to use the hand brake 5:50
Running a cold engine at high revs 6:34
Keeping your foot on the brake while driving downhill 7:17

- Whether you own an automatic or a manual car, a transmission that is not working correctly can cause serious problems both under the hood and out on the road. Moreover, transmissions are very complex, they have many moving parts, ignoring this bad habit can easily bring you to huge expenses for a transmission repair.
- The dirt gets into the filters and the pump causing damage. The purpose of the latter is to get fuel from the fuel tank and deliver it according to the demand of the engine. During winter months, be sure to always leave the tank at least half-filled with fuel to avoid the formation of large amounts of condensate.
- To avoid unpleasant accidents, remember to promptly change the brake hoses and keep your eye on the brake fluid level. Keep in mind that braking is another skill to be mastered; it takes a certain skill level to do it correctly.
- Please use the following steps to safely move your vehicle away from the highway and to avoid the possible danger.
Firstly, pull over to a safe spot. Don’t hesitate to ask for any possible assistance because the process might not be that easy as it seems. And remember to switch on the hazard lights. If the car has completely broken down and you cannot start it, just push it to a safe place After, try to diagnose the issue.
- To successfully park on an incline, hold the foot brake and shift into "park." Then pull the hand brake, and only then slowly release the brake. It doesn’t really matter if your car has a manual or an automatic transmission, car manufacturers recommend the use of the parking brake to immobilize any parked vehicle.
- Most modern engines don’t need warming up. However, it is worth remembering that until the gauge indicates operating temperature one shouldn’t run the engine at more than 2,000 revs. In freezing conditions, it is advisable to keep the engine running for 1-2 minutes before pulling away.
- The proper thing to do is to shift to a lower gear and initiate engine braking, which helps to reduce the use of normal brakes. It works by reducing the speed of the engine, which means that the speed of the vehicle reduces too. The aim is to prevent the vehicle get a too fast speed, especially while going downhill.

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      Hi there! What's your driving style? 🚖

      Useful hacks from experienced drivers 👉

      about 3 months ago
    • roomina berenji
      roomina berenji In reply to BRIGHT SIDE

      BRIGHT SIDE in low freezing weather a engine must be warmed up no matter wat..all engine lifters oil pumps and piston rings need to expand before pulling away..

      about 1 month ago
      KROS BONE In reply to BRIGHT SIDE

      Number#1.........braking while going down hill, isn't that tip regards to manual stick shifts only (engine braking) about automatics???

      about 1 month ago
    • MarcoGamer640 Productions 2012-2019
      MarcoGamer640 Productions 2012-2019

      Eyyy 0:44 is I-15 south here in Vegas.

      about 21 hour ago
    • Lucas Garcia
      Lucas Garcia

      And let's not forget your blinker fluid

      about 7 days ago
    • Isaac Whelan
      Isaac Whelan

      8th on the list - check the list has 8 items?

      about 9 days ago
    • Isaac Whelan
      Isaac Whelan In reply to Isaac Whelan

      P.s I know I'm a year late but he missed an item 🤘

      about 9 days ago
    • hola plant
      hola plant

      I did #2 when i was late for work. I feel sorry for my car that day

      about 10 days ago
    • wattlesong

      Yes, wave down that gun-toting serial killer in the US, or worse, the murderous police.

      about 17 days ago
    • Reenuliz Abraham
      Reenuliz Abraham

      How do you shift to a lower gear on an automatic?

      about 18 days ago
    • Ibrahim Alhassan
      Ibrahim Alhassan

      if cruise lite comes on when driving,what is wrong?

      about 18 days ago
    • Big Reds
      Big Reds

      It's always good to put the parkings brakes on sometimes even if you not on a hill or an incline THE Parking Brakes is not only for Hill Parking.

      about 18 days ago
    • Vraj Dedhia
      Vraj Dedhia

      Some people often rest their leg on the clutch
      It burns the clutch plate

      about 20 days ago
    • Donald Johnson
      Donald Johnson

      Keep your pets in a cage not running around the vehicle ✌️

      about 22 days ago
    • Mandy Rutter
      Mandy Rutter

      If your car breaks down "push it to a safe place"! Really, who is that strong & with very long arms to steer the car. Not helpful.

      about 23 days ago
    • Mihier Kansal
      Mihier Kansal

      Driving car on one wheel is dangerous⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️❗️❗️❗️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️ that can cause the car to tip over or provide high pressure on wheels and to fix that it can cost $1000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,

      about 1 month ago
    • Jivan Scarano
      Jivan Scarano


      about 1 month ago
    • Joe Sib Cars
      Joe Sib Cars

      I know the bad driving habit lifting the handbrake without pressing the button

      about 1 month ago
    • Hemi

      Never race a girl behind the wheel of a 1969 Dodge charger......don't say you weren't warned

      about 1 month ago
    • Nillerbae

      Listen eurobeat=no bad habits

      about 1 month ago
    • Ajit T
      Ajit T

      Riding the clutch in manual transmission

      about 1 month ago
    • Ley Lim
      Ley Lim

      Women switching suddenly to the left lane and causing full braking after them and big crashes. But still driving slow mo away while people dying behind them

      about 1 month ago
    • Christa Christensen
      Christa Christensen

      i know one do not push the go and stop petel at the same time

      about 1 month ago
    • harpreet singh
      harpreet singh

      Please lunch hindi channel

      about 1 month ago
    • Hashirama Senju
      Hashirama Senju


      about 1 month ago
    • Battlefield4life48

      I’d rather just pay the $300 for new pads and rotors then downshift my car. Not like rotors and pads are hard to replace by yourself...

      about 1 month ago
    • vinayak subbi
      vinayak subbi


      about 1 month ago
    • BoyPagcuSecondDude

      this channel can't help with useless things

      about 1 month ago
    • saad khan
      saad khan

      Letting foot rest on clutch

      about 1 month ago
    • Thomas Hughes
      Thomas Hughes

      When you park, put the car into Neutral, and then apply the hand/emerg brake to ensure that the car will not roll, and THEN put the auto in P or the manual in either first or reverse (best because of the high gear ratio). When you get into your car, start it, then apply the foot break, put the car into gear, and then undo the hand/emerg brake, AND if you have a heavy spring recoil on your emergency brake, use your foot to ease the brake out; do not let it SLAM open.

      Or do what you want, and enjoy the repair bills. :D

      Also, never downshift to the light, when the tranny speed and engine rpm are equal, you may safely and easily pull your car out of gear. Use the brakes to stop, not the clutch pad. Or again, enjoy your $$$ going out the window. :D

      about 1 month ago
    • foty73

      So engines don't need to warm up, but it's bad to run a cold engine over 2000 rpm. So i guess that means go 5 miles a hour till the engine is warm. And what if we drive an automatic car? How are we supposed to downshift and let the transmission slow us down? Real "bright side" thinking there.

      about 1 month ago
    • kaadauwgg

      I got 3. 1,If you know you got a old raggedy car and you have no idea when it's going to conk out on you, keep your behind in the right-hand lane. 2, if you're low on gas but still trying to make it to your favorite spot, if you do this often enough, you will fail at least once. Is this happens you should always be searching for the open lane, way out, escape, and or the best way to get out of everyone's way until you can fix your problem. 3, If the car conks out, don't always immediately think, "hit the brake."; momentum may coast you either to the nearest filling station or a safer spot to leave the car. Better yours, or my, broke down car coast into the grass, instead of remaining in lanes of traffic.

      about 1 month ago
    • peggytoo

      How do you slow the car down when driving downhill with an automatic?

      about 1 month ago