What's this about

Stalled your manual car? The key is to stay calm and don't panic. Take your time.

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


Understand why you might stall your car


React if you stall your car in traffic

Why do manual cars stall?

Usually, manual cars will stall because the driver has let the clutch out too quickly - the 'revolutions per minute' (RPM) of the engine has dropped too low and the engine has stopped.

What to do if you stall

If you’re learning in a manual, a common thing when you start driving on the road is to stall in the middle of traffic.

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.

Next lesson in Simple driving

Railway crossings

All aboard! Time to learn about railway level crossings.

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