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Driving Lesson - Foot Controls

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Driving Lesson - Foot Controls

Driving Lesson - Foot Controls

Accelerator (gas)

  • Right hand pedal
  • Operated by right foot
  • Controls fuel to the engine
  • Requires only light pressure

Brake

  • Centre pedal
  • Operated by right foot
  • Operates on all 4 wheels
  • Switches on rear brake lights (Red Colour)
  • Progressive braking
    • Light pressure
    • Gradually press harder
    • Reduce pressure just before stopping

Clutch

  • Left hand pedal
  • Operated by left foot
  • Connects the engine to the gearbox
  • Used when moving off, changing gear, manoeuvring
  • Pressed down fully and quickly, released slowly
  • Biting Point - where the engine just starts to drive the car

Dual Controls

  • Only used in emergency
    • Handbrake/neutral before handing back control
    • Will explain why

Foot Controls

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