Avoid the gear crunch! In this lesson, you'll learn about changing gears in a manual car.
Change from one gear into another
Avoid skipping gears
Use your clutch properly while changing gears
When you’re driving a manual car, you’ll need to change gears as the speed of your car increases or decreases.
It’s easy to slip from 1st gear to 4th, or 3rd to 2nd without meaning to. This is called 'skipping gears'.
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.
Next section is Moving in reverse
Steering in reverse is a difficult skill to master, but by following these steps and practising, you’ll get the hang of it.