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You’ve probably seen older drivers do this: while backing out of a garage, driveway or parking spot, he suddenly shifts the gearbox into the ‘‘D’ position while the car is still in backward motion, not waiting for the car to come into full stop when doing so. For sure, that …

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Getting stuck in mud or sand is one of the most exasperating experiences a car owner can face. When one gets trapped in wet and soft terrain, very often, the natural inclination is to step hard on the gas. Unfortunately, this doesn’t help at all. On the contrary, all it …

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Does brake fluid really go bad? Unfortunately, the answer is yes, and when you use bad brake fluid in your car, you won’t be able to get the optimal braking results, which can compromise your safety. The thing is, you can’t tell if brake fluid has gone bad by simply …

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Some drivers can parallel-park like a pro. A flick of the knob here, a little turn there, and presto! Perfect alignment. For the rest of the driving world though, parallel parking can be synonymous with hellish, nightmarish, or whatever-ish connotes eternal suffering. If only things were this easy: via GIPHY …

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Jumper cables are a must-have in every car-owner’s emergency kit. They allow you to help a fellow motorist in need, and vice versa. Even if you’ve never had your battery fail on you before, the unexpected can always happen, that’s why it’s important to always have a jumper cable on …

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Though it may not look like it, braking actually takes skill. And like any other skill, it needs to be developed to get right. Unfortunately, many people don’t know how to do it correctly. Proper braking habits save lives–not only yours, but of others on the road as well. Not …

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Driving in the rain can be quite troublesome, and in some cases, it can be downright unsafe. Whenever you’re behind the wheel and it’s raining heavily, it pays to be focused on your surroundings. Distracted driving is already a huge risk on its own, and adding low visibility and wet …

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If you’re working or studying in Metro Manila, we bet that you’ll rather have your own car than take the MRT to get to and from your workplace or school. We all know that it’s hard to commute in the metro due to the lack of efficient public transportation. This …

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hand on the wheel

First times are always nerve-wracking affairs. If you’re getting behind the wheel for the first time, here are some tips to help you stay safe on the road! 1. Get to know your car.     And by getting to know your car, we mean taking the time to learn …

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Driving trips for different road emergencies

Driving can be a challenging task, especially with the different driving conditions and unexpected situations that you may encounter on the road. In the Philippines, for example, the rainy days bring about floods in low lying cities and cause landslides in the mountainous countryside. So how do you prepare for …

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