Tag: driver education

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How to become a professional driver
Oct 15, 2015

Career Advice: How to Become a Professional Driver

Dear Car Talk

Scott sees a lot of car ads that warn "Professional Driver: Do Not Try This." He wants to know: How can he train to become a professional driver?

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Aug 01, 2007

Today: Maya gets a few tips for learning how to drive stick.

Dear Car Talk

My mom is teaching me how to drive her 2001 Honda Accord. It has a standard transmission. Actually, all the cars in our family have standard transmissions, so I am pretty much doomed to learn how to drive (I'm nearly 16) on...

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should i withhold the good-driving bonus i promised my son even though they only had one slip-up
Sep 01, 2006

Is Ted a jerk or a genius? Today: Tm and Ray offer a few parenting tips.

Dear Car Talk

Am I a jerk or a genius? My son is now 18, and when he was 15, I wrote him a check for $1,500, postdated three years. I told him that if he managed to reach the date of the check without (1) receiving...

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is it possible to completely ruin the clutch of a new car in the first 70 miles
May 01, 2004

New clutch after only 68 miles -- a new world record?

Dear Car Talk

Hi guys I just bought a cool new five-speed turbo VW Bug convertible I bought it last Wednesday Happy birthday to me Saturday I took my daughter out to teach her how to drive a stick After minutes of driving...

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Jun 01, 2001

Driver's ed for snowy, icy conditions?

Dear Car Talk

Can you recommend a driving school for someone who refuses to drive in snow or ice because she's had one too many accidents under those conditions -- Susan RAY I'm going to assume Susan that someone is you in this...

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Oct 01, 1998

How much damage could I do by using the parking brake while my teenager is learning to drive a stick?

Dear Car Talk

I own a Subaru GL wagon x with a five-speed manual transmission I have managed to keep this car running and looking good through the years and hope to keep it for many more I am considering using this car...

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Apr 01, 1998

Teaching your mother-in-law how to drive a stick will be harder on more than just your clutch.

Dear Car Talk

I have a situation on my hands that I thought might tickle your funny bone My mother-in-law is coming to visit and stay with my husband and me for a long weekend During her visit she wants me to teach...

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