The woman at the wheel gradually ceases to embarrassmodern men. Well, how else? After all, every day more and more girls appear on the roads, and each tries to adhere to all the necessary norms - to do everything right, so as not to cause ridicule. So, soon, even those men who still do not believe in the very fact of female driving, will have to recognize in the beautiful half of humanity not only the housewife and guardian of the hearth, but also an experienced independent auto-lady capable of correctly and skillfully driving a car !! For each of the ladies the car means something of its own. Some do not see their lives without speed and the process of driving, but someone completely replaces the public transport. And if there are two or three children in the family, then even an inveterate housewife can not do without his own "iron horse".
Where to begin
If you still do not have a driver's license,the first thing you need to do is apply to a driving school. There you will be helped to learn all the initial skills of both theory and practice. Of course, experience comes with time, but a good driving school is able to give the basic knowledge base for beginners. Prepare to the fact that for three months you will drop out of the habitual life. In addition, we will have to abandon the previously planned plans, not related to driving, and completely give ourselves to training. In the driving school a lot of time is devoted to studying the rules of the road, and if the basics of traffic rules are not familiar to you, do not miss classes! The theoretical part is just as important as practical, because it is because of ignorance of the rules that most accidents happen. After graduating from a driving school, do not rush to stop there, especially if you feel that you can not easily get behind the wheel and ride around the city. In order to get more driving skills, there are special driving courses. And here already the number of hours of practice depends only on you. You can plan your own time and schedule yourself, taking into account household chores and work. When choosing courses, you do not need to be guided by the price and start dealing with the most disappointing (cheap) instructor. In this case, it is best to pay attention to the recommendations, maybe one of your friends or relatives will advise a good teacher. This requires a thorough approach.
A few tips for novice auto-ladies
What advice to the woman, who for the first time at the wheel andworries that it will not work, will be the most necessary? After all, the thought that "it's not mine," "I'm afraid," "I will never get it," visit every second girl trying to learn how to drive. And yet it's not as scary as you think:
- Never lose faith! Even if you feel that you do not have enough hours that are allocated for practice. In fact, you are not the only one. Few people can quietly sit behind the wheel immediately after the end of the driving school. In fact, there are additional courses for this;
- During classes, always disconnect the mobile phone.phone. Nothing should distract you. Concentrate on the lessons, and put your own problems aside for a while. Of course, at the moment you are insured by an instructor and nothing bad will happen. But he will not be present at every your trip - act as if he is not near;
- If you wear glasses for eyesight, it is better to switch to contact lenses, because in them the road view is more extensive - driving will be much easier;
- Learn how to fasten your seat beltdriving school. Let this action become a habit of yours. And whatever they say about the cases when the non-fastened belt became a rescue in the event of an accident, remember, the reverse cases are much greater;
- For the first independent trips, choose secluded places: a field or wasteland is best suited;
- The first independent route through the city should be familiar to you. First, learn on it, and then you can conquer and more complex peaks.
Learning to park a car
Correctly learn to park the transportThe tool is the main problem that worries novice drivers. Unfortunately, driving courses do not pay enough attention to this skill. And then troubles begin, the main of which is the wrong calculation of the parking space. The only reason for this is inexperience, because a person who has just got acquainted with a car has not yet learned to feel his car, namely its dimensions. It's not necessary to get upset - everything will come with time - patience and training will help you learn the skills of parking. To begin with, you need to learn how to take it right back. When you are without tension and fear you will go back up, you can begin to explore parking skills. Here are some simple tips to help you park your car in a big city:
- During peak hours, you have to search for a suitable parking place for a long time, so take yourself for a rule - in every situation, look carefully around, so you do not have to stop abruptly;
- Once the location is found, turn the turn signal and stop in front of it;
- Estimate the size of the parking lot and do not forget to take into account that for maneuver you need 30-50 centimeters, both behind and ahead;
- Looking over your shoulder, gently pull back, turning the steering wheel towards the curb;
- Halfway into the place, stop and, turning the steering wheel in the opposite direction, start slowly moving again. Be very attentive - do not touch the next car;
- For better control over the situation, you need not only look over your shoulder, but also learn how to properly use mirrors.
Learning to use mirrors
The side mirrors are auto-workers. In them the driver looks, moving along the carriageway. They reflect everything that happens to the left and right of the machine, as well as behind it. Thus, the side mirrors show the entire situation on the road while driving. Rearview mirror - control. In it, too, you can observe what happens behind and partly along the sides.
- Never look over your shoulder while in motion, so you will miss the situation ahead of yourself. Get used to using mirrors at once;
- In order to start any maneuver, quickly enough (within 1-2 seconds) to look in the rear-view mirror, and then into the side mirrors;
- To properly adjust the side mirror, you need, looking at it, turn it until the moment the car disappears from your field of vision;
- Adjusting the mirror inside the cabin, it is necessary to remember - its center should coincide with the center of the rear window;
- With correctly tuned mirrors of the "dead zones"around the car should not be. You can check this as follows: ask a friend to walk away from the car for two meters, and then walk around it, disappearing in one mirror, your assistant must immediately appear in the other.
Should I use tinting?
Question about toning the car so farremains controversial. And although more than half of cars in Russia's cities are tinted, and imported cars are already manufactured with darkened glasses, deciding on tinting is a crucial step, especially for a novice driver. And there are reasons for this. Firstly, many drivers are afraid of an accident at night, because the tinted windows let out very little light. Secondly, the fear of DPS employees - toning should correspond to the norms, and an unenlightened person, especially a beginning auto-lady, may not know these norms. Therefore, intending to make a tint of your car, be sure to read the rules and apply only to the proven salons. And yet, for the most part, toning of car windows brings only benefit. Agree, it is more pleasant to feel in comfort and coziness, rather than in the "aquarium", exposing yourself to everyone's eye. Practicality of toning is also not to be denied. Quality film is able to protect the interior from burnout and overheating, and in winter time - from a frost on the windows. Toning protects the eyes during the daytime - the vision does not tighten so much. In addition, it is almost impossible to see things left in the car unattended. And of course, a car with tinted windows looks more stylish, and a woman at the wheel of such a car - more spectacular. So, as soon as you realize that you feel confident at the wheel - boldly tonify your car!
Shoes beginner auto-lady. What to choose?
Men who give "useful advice aboutwomen's wardrobe, there is always plenty. For example, the instructor will advise you to drive a car only in sneakers, and the husband will never let you approach the car in light clothing. And what should I do? After all, you though also the driver, but all the same the woman who wishes to look is attractive at any time. Relax, many of the tips about the auto-lady's wardrobe are completely unfounded, but some of them should be heeded. Do not believe the myth that heels do not suit a woman at the wheel! Following this fact, many girls get used to sneakers in a driving school, and then all their lives torment themselves with constant re-training. In fact, you can drive a car in almost any shoe. The exception is shoes or boots on a very high and thin hairpins, as well as shoes on a high and rigid platform. Heels are really inconvenient, since you have to keep your feet a little overhang, and there is a risk of breaking a heel. And in the platform the pedals are badly felt, which increases the risk of an accident. All the rest of the shoes for women behind the wheel is completely permissible. And then everything will depend on your style and preferences. The only nuance is the fact that the woman, who is behind the wheel for the first time, should not immediately experiment with heels. First you need to learn how to ride and feel the pedals in more comfortable shoes, for example in soft boats or moccasins.
Clothes of the beginning auto-lady. Practicality or beauty?
Here is another controversial issue of equipmentwomen at the wheel. Of course, it's hard to argue that it's more convenient to drive in trousers. But this does not mean that you should give up feminine clothing. The only style that does not fit is narrow and long skirts. In general, each of the women, considering their wardrobe and accessories, is based on three principles: practicality, safety and beauty. The main thing to remember is that you should not neglect beauty for the sake of practicality. These two concepts are perfectly compatible with each other. Do you like light colors? Wear your favorite spring coat without hesitation! Just be a little more careful. More often drive away the car to the sink, watch the order in the cabin - and your love for white things will remain mutual for a long time. And if you look irresistible, then feel more confident on the road. But you do not need to sacrifice safety. Therefore, all that hinders, closes the review and creates inconvenience - it is better to exclude. By the way, if you already have your own, years of proven style, try to choose a car for it. That's for sure it will be like a woman! Whatever style you prefer, and whatever machine you bought, do not forget that cars have a property to break. And if driving a woman - this can lead to a lot of unnecessary problems. Especially if the auto-lady is a beginner. On her part, there will be fear and uncertainty, and on the part of neighbors along the road - irritation and ridicule. Well, if there is a gentleman who will help the girl to cope with the problem, and if not? That's why always keep with you phones of car-care centers, technical assistance, or loyal friends who can always come to your rescue.