Driving Tips From Gurus To Beginners Like Me


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Yes you're right ! There is not enough distance between bus & me. So couldn't check. In city traffic we can't keep reasonable distance between one another. I am feeling stressed following rules and not enjoying the ride as I used to . Is there any method I can approach.
If I knew, I would be enjoying 100% of my drives ! It's difficult not to get stressed in City limits. I switch on AC, some music to calm down me and pray for a good drive. I am on the look out for maniacs and slow down upon spoting them.

If on bike or car, I keep watching the mirrors and expect the unexpected. When the unexpected "doesn't happen" it is lottery [:D]
 
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Friends please suggest a good and helpful driving navigation app. There are so many on Google play store. I can't select a specific one.
 
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Friends please suggest a good and helpful driving navigation app. There are so many on Google play store. I can't select a specific one.
The default Google Maps has never let me down, although the routes suggested is not always optimal.However it is always better than MapMyIndia which is in my Blaupunkt Navigation unit.
 
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google IMHO has been always a nightmare. it takes you through some impossible roads and gets you stuck.

map my India comes 1st.
Tom Tom is 2nd.

both these are paid.
here comes 3rd but is free & easy to use.
 
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Almost every time, I have trouble with Google Maps. It points to almost non-existent roads. I use Google Maps as a broad reference and then refer to signboards or just ask people for directions. This is my approach for all my road trips
 
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How to navigate bumper to bumper traffic in a car with AMT

I would like to know how to navigate bumper to bumper traffic in a car with automatic transmission. In a car with manual transmission this can be done using the half clutch technique. Since an automatic transmission car does not have a clutch, then what does the automatic transmission car offer to handle this situation?
 

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Re: How to navigate bumper to bumper traffic in a car with AMT

I would like to know how to navigate bumper to bumper traffic in a car with automatic transmission. In a car with manual transmission this can be done using the half clutch technique. Since an automatic transmission car does not have a clutch, then what does the automatic transmission car offer to handle this situation?
Hi Faizan, Welcome to The Automotive India. In present times, most AT & AMT equipped cars come with a creep-function. The Creep Function helps in tackling heavy traffic like bumper-to-bumper scene. The Creep feature works by lightly releasing the brakes that makes car slowly move forward. The car which shall be equipped with a creep function will not need accelerator input when stuck in heavy traffic.

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Akash
 
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Re: How to navigate bumper to bumper traffic in a car with AMT

Hi Faizan, Welcome to The Automotive India. In present times, most AT & AMT equipped cars come with a creep-function. The Creep Function helps in tackling heavy traffic like bumper-to-bumper scene. The Creep feature works by lightly releasing the brakes that makes car slowly move forward. The car which shall be equipped with a creep function will not need accelerator input when stuck in heavy traffic.

Regards

Akash
Thank you Akash. That was informative.

Regards,
Faizan
 
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