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Regarding left foot braking of automatics, my first licence was obtained in 1939 on two wheels, then in 1940 on four. Then the next 30 years of manual followed by 20 years of manual and autos and the final...
I have a new Smart Car which is using a lot of fuel and feels as though it is labouring when trying to keep to 30mph and 40 mph speed limits. Is the car too powerful or is there something wrong with it?...
I have recently bought an 2002 Golf Automatic and have gathered that you advocate driving with the left foot for the brake. Will you please explain why?
I think it is bad advice to suggest drivers use their left foot for braking. While using your left foot may be result in shorter stoppage distances in the rare case of an emergency (assuming the driver...
A recent discussion with some friends concerning left foot braking in an automatic prompted me to write this e-mail. I have driven automatics for around 25 years and when I hire a car, I always hire an...
The current disgraceful state of the roads here in Northumberland, and apparently across the rest of the UK, finally puts paid to the absolute lie that speed cameras are about safety. If the previous government...
I could not disagree more with HJ’s opinion that autos should be driven two-footed. I and my wife have driven autos since converting from gears sixteen years ago. We drive home and abroad. Driving a geared...
I have been driving automatic cars for more than thirty years and have found that your advice to left foot brake to be a great advantage. My reason for writing however is to seek advice on the disposal...
I have followed with interest your views on left-foot braking as being the safe way to control a vehicle, and I cannot understand why! Having driven autos for many years, I decided to try out your method...
How should automatics be driven, right foot only or both feet?
 

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