You’re not safely driving your car if you don’t have both of your hands on the steering wheel. For example; if you were driving it with a finger or knees and suddenly an a child came across the middle of the road and stood there for no apparent reason, your best possibility to escape an accident is when you have your both hands on the steering wheel. Only then you can turn the car abruptly, otherwise the time that you will take in putting both hands on the steering wheel, the car might run over that poor kid and you will be charged with punishment at prison.
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Don’t leave a steering wheel at any stage of the journey unless your car is standing still at the signal. Only then, you can change the radio channel of alter the volume of your tape etc. Never do that while driving because that can divert your concentration and probably result in a car going to the wrong direction causing an accident.
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Handle the steering from the top and your grip should be lose because tight grip can cause the steering to jam at your hands and you may not be able to have reflex action on a sudden change in the scenario at the road which requires a swift turn.
Always change gear with one hand at the top of the steering wheel and not sideways of bottom because changing a gear and turning at the same time can be hazardous if you aren’t holding the steering wheel from the top.
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