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Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #10658: Driving a car
Driving a car
1) A car has two front wheels, two back wheels, an engine, a luggage compartment (boot), it may have two or four doors, and can accommodate from two to six people. The driver starts the engine with the starter.
2) To get the car go, depress the clutch pedal, put the gear lever into first gear,then depress the accelerator pedal with your right foot, while progressively releasing the clutch with your left foot. As the car is gaining speed, go through the gears, first going into second, then changing into third and finally into fourth gear or top gear.
3) To stop the car, apply the brakes in order to reduce speed ; as the car is slowing down change into a lower gear, then let out the clutch as the car is coming to a stop. While declutching, put the gear lever into neutral. To switch off the engine, turn off the ignition key. Now don't forget to put the hand brake on.
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