San Ok Magpractice Magdrive?
Posted 09 January 2007 - 02:37 AM
Posted 07 April 2007 - 06:32 PM
Yes it is dangerous for a newbie but I've done it last week at 2 am with my Mazda 3 (swerte wala pulis).
I call this reckless driving.. No offense..
Posted 27 April 2007 - 01:41 PM
bf homes pque
other subdivisions na walang nanghuhuli
kung gus2 mo matuto defensive driving sa tondo , recto area , edsa ka...lahat iiwasan mo....
taong walang disiplina na tawid ng tawid sa di tawiran
jeep na nasa leftmost biglang kakabig sa kanan
motorsiklo na singit ng singit
bus na akala mo sila me ari ng edsa
Posted 26 June 2007 - 10:59 AM
Posted 06 August 2007 - 01:47 PM
Traffic so you learn how to deal with other cars/buses/pedicabs/tricycles/pedestrians/trucks/idiots around you. And a road cousre you can learn your limits and the car's limits at high speeds in a safe (for others, and for you) environment.
Just had the opportunity to do just that (after over 30 years of driving!!) last weekend. Now I'm a believer that EVERYONE should do this, and the earlier the better!
I'm in car #21 on a fast off-camber downhill sweeping turn (turns 5 and 5a) to the right (and the road slopes to the left!), just after coming over the crest. If you brake you'll load the front tires and unload the rears and spin like a top. If you panic and let off the gas, you will DEFINITELY lose control and slide off the road. If you go too fast too fast for the car to handle the turn, you'll go off the road. You learn pretty quickly where the limits are and how to stay within them. This was at a road course called Thunderhill (www.thunderhill.com) near Sacramento, California.
Driving fast on a crowded city street it just plain irresponsible. Even at 2 am. One of my friends in high school was killed by just such a driver. He was crossing EDSA at Ayal on a motorcycle, and the driver cam racing down EDSA at over 120 kph, ran through a red light and hit him broadside. he was killed instantly.
Racing when there are other, unknowing vehicles and innocent people around you on the street is just plain irresponsible. Unadulterated stupidity and arrogance. No other words for it. Racing belongs on the track - nowhere else!
Edited by agxo3, 06 August 2007 - 01:49 PM.
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Posted 06 August 2007 - 02:51 PM
Posted 06 August 2007 - 04:40 PM
Go to Binondo and Divisoria to practice driving alongside tricycles, pedicabs, jeeps and pedestrians. Gotta be very alert in these areas.
Go to ShangriLa EDSA mall to practice going up a high-rise and zig-zag parking area. The training here is ensure that you donít scrape your bumper against the walls and to ensure that your mags do not brush the cemented center aisle as you go around the curves.
Go to the expressways (e.g. SLEX, NLEX) for training in high-speed roads.
As always, practicing how to drive entails not just how to drive the car well, but also in following the rules and regulations of the roads.
Lastly, familiarize yourself with the different streets and highways. I remember that when I started to drive, I always go out on Sunday and go on a road trip and explore the different areas of Manila, QC, Caloocan, San Juan, Pasig, Pasay, Muntinlupa, Las Pinas, etc. This way, I familiarized myself with the different places where I can possibly go.
Posted 06 August 2007 - 07:50 PM
loyola memorial park to just drive and maneouvre the car...
Posted 07 August 2007 - 09:14 AM
freeway 1 pacific coast highway no turns straight road sta monica to oxnard ca
Nice road, but there ARE turns on PCH - not many, and they're not sharp turns but they're there! But it's still a good place to practice - speeds relatively low, not too many cars, just watch out for the celebrities speeding along in their Ferraris and other exotica. For an absolutely straight 50 or so miles, take hwy 50 east of the Sierras heading towards Salt lake City.
Posted 07 August 2007 - 09:38 AM
try also the road going to cavite coming from alabang, forgot the location wala masyado nakaharang doon..
Posted 07 August 2007 - 12:05 PM
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Posted 10 August 2007 - 11:09 AM
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Posted 14 August 2007 - 08:18 PM
Edited by sitilim, 14 August 2007 - 08:19 PM.
Posted 19 August 2007 - 06:32 AM
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