First-gear Sentence Examples
The first half was pretty turgid stuff from both sides as Swindon struggled to get out of first gear.
Starting off on a hill requires putting the car in first gear with the emergency brake still engaged, pressing the gas slightly while in first gear, and then releasing the emergency brake.
Starting Off in First - The trickiest part of driving a standard car is starting off in first gear.
If you slow all the way to a stop, you will need to move the shifter back to first gear so you can start again.
Reverse is typically below fifth gear, although it can sometimes be down and to the left from first gear in some European cars.Advertisement
With the clutch in, move the shifter through the gears starting with first gear.
Once the car is running, release the parking brake and put the car in first gear.
You will know when to shift when you feel the car's RPMs increase, meaning the car is going as fast as it wants to go in first gear.
With the clutch and brake still on, move the shifter into first gear.
Driving in reverse is similar to shifting into first gear.Advertisement
This means that first gear will take up you to 15 MPH, second gear 15-30 MPH, third gear 30-45 MPH, fourth gear 45-60 MPH and fifth gear for anything over that.