Commercial Drivers License (General Knowledge) : Shifting gears

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Example Question #1 : Shifting Gears

In order to correctly and safely shift gears, you should NOT _________________.

Possible Answers:

shift into a higher gear while pushing in the clutch

release the clutch

accelerate before initially pressing in the clutch

accelerate while releasing the clutch

Correct answer:

accelerate before initially pressing in the clutch

Explanation:

The basics of shifting gears are as follows: release the accelerator, push the clutch, shift into neutral, release the clutch, let the engine and gears slow sufficiently, then push in the clutch and shift into the appropriate higher gear, release the clutch and LAST press the accelerator. Pressing your accelerator should always be the last step in this process.

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