What's this about

In this lesson we’re learning about the controls in an automatic car - specifically, the pedals and the gear shift.

When you're finished, you'll know how to:

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Use each pedal in an automatic car

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Use the gear shift

The pedals

There are two pedals in an automatic car – the brake for ‘stop’ and the accelerator for ‘go'.

The gear shift

Although you won't use the gears in an automatic car as much as you would in a manual, it's still important that you know what each is used for.

Am I ready?

Feeling good about this lesson? Tick off the skills you're confident you can do. When you've ticked them all, it might be time to move on to the next lesson.

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Using the pedals and gear lever (manual)

In this lesson we’re learning about the controls in a manual car - specifically, the pedals and the gear lever.

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