Moving Off In A Manual Car – How To

It can be quite difficult to smoothly move off when driving a manual car. It is, therefore, important that you practice adequately to ensure that you’re able to do it in traffic. Here are the steps for moving off smoothly in a manual vehicle: Press the clutch in and shift to the first gear. Press…

How To Start a Car

It sounds pretty obvious, knowing how to start a car, but there are a couple of things that you’ll need to remember before you turn the key to ensure a safe and successful engine start. Before you start the car: 1.       Make sure the handbrake is engaged. 2.       Press the clutch until it is all…

What To Do When You Stall Your Vehicle

Manual cars usually stall when the revolutions per minute (RPM) of the engine drop too low causing the engine to stop. Stalling your vehicle is nothing to be frustrated about, however, as it happens even to experienced drivers. If you stall your vehicle in the middle of the road, the most important thing to remember…

How To Steer A Car

While driving, your hands should always be kept firmly on the steering wheel in the quarter to three position. You should always remember to: Never cross your hands when making turns. Pass the steering wheel from one hand to the other to avoid crossing arms. Hold the wheel firmly but not too firmly. Ensure your…

Cheap Driving Schools – Do They Exist?

Driving; one of the most important skills you need to learn as an adult. Although important, learning this skill is, however, a bit costly which has led to a lot of people looking for a cheaper way to acquire it. Because after all, everybody loves a good bargain. Cheap driving schools, do they exist? Not…

5 Reasons To Book Professional Driving Lessons

When it comes to driving lessons, passing your license exam shouldn’t be the only thing you’re worried about. Proper driver training should instil the right skills and attitudes to keep you confident and safe on the road. A lot of would-be drivers chose to get driving lessons from friends or family. Although there’s nothing illegal…

Take Proper Care of Your Car Tyres

The importance of maintaining the quality of your tyres Did you know that only 22% of drivers check the condition of their tyres before embarking on a long road journey? Over time, tyres will diminish in quality from usage, and they will diminish in quality much faster if you observe bad driving habits such as…

Driving Courses – What To look For

Learning to drive is perhaps one of the most important things a person will learn to do in their adult life. There’re several reasons you might be looking to learn how to drive through a professional course,  and it is important that the course provides the skill you were looking to acquire, as well as…

All Star Driver Training FAQs

Q: What is the ideal first car? A: A small to medium sized car with good all round visibility Q: What to check for when buying a car? A: Mileage, Age, safety features, service history, purchase price, and the running cost Q: Is a car’s safety rating of any importance? A: Yes: We recommend buying…