Category: Driving best practices

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Dec 31, 2016
Don’t run on neutral when driving downhill

When you put your gears in neutral when driving downhill, you are taking away from yourself the ability to control the car completely. You still have the capacity to use your brakes without any problems, but you cannot increase the speed instantly. And sometimes you may need some immediate acceleration. Another advantage of keeping it […]

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Don't have your car visible in your side mirrors MILTA Technology
Dec 30, 2016
Don’t have your car visible in your side mirrors

If you can see your car’s body in your side mirrors, then you probably also have a blind spot in which you cannot see the car being just next to yours. To eliminate this, all you need is to move your side mirrors to show you the view further from your vehicle. To see the […]

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Don't use cruise control on a wet road MILTA Technology
Dec 24, 2016
Don’t use cruise control on a wet road

If you are driving in the rain and your car has the cruise control option, make sure to turn it off. Otherwise, if your car starts hydroplaning, the car may try to keep the speed at the same level, thus increasing the throttle. Most new cars have traction control systems that should not allow such […]

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Don't turn off turbine engine right after intense drive MILTA Technology
Dec 19, 2016
Don’t turn off turbine engine right after intense drive

If you have a turbocharged engine and turn it off right after an aggressive driving, you leave the turbine at a very high temperature. Since there is no flow of the oil in the turbine after you switch it off, the oil will start breaking apart in the hot spots. Thus you will need to […]

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Don't floor a new car MILTA Technology
Dec 16, 2016
Don’t floor a new car

If you have a new car, you should not push the throttle pedal to maximum for the first couple of hundred kilometres. Using full throttle may be dangerous for your engine when the metal parts are brand new without having a chance to adjust the possible imperfections. For specific instructions always refer to your vehicle’s […]

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