Multiple news agencies have revealed that recent researches show that only 7% of all cars sold in America so far during the first half of 2012 had a stick shift.
Certain manual vehicles can be cheaper and help you save money on gas in the long run. Learning to drive a stick shift is a good skill to have and with an empty parking lot and a good friend to teach you, it can be quickly learned. You will first need to learn the clutch basics, where all the gears are located, and how to move from a standstill.
Although you may stall out a few times in the beginning, in no time at all you’ll be driving a stick shift, so do not get frustrated and give it a try.
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How To Drive a Stick Shift