A serious mistake most motorists make with their feet when driving has been revealed.
The TikTok account that shared the foot position tip posts content with practical information about the car with its nearly 200,000 followers on the app.
The @drivingskills_ page captioned the instructional video, “Correct Foot Position When Driving!”
The caption included hashtags like #howto, #cartok, #driving, #skills, #tips, and #carsoftiktok.
The video demonstrated a number of common ways motorists can switch their feet from the accelerator to the brake before showing viewers the correct procedure.
The clip first showed a driver’s foot on the accelerator before touching the brake with the toe while the heel stayed in place.
The person running the @drivingskills_ account put a big red X after the first move together because, according to the video, it would be wrong to put your foot on the brake.
Even lifting your entire foot off the accelerator pedal and transitioning it to a straight, parallel position would be the wrong foot placement for a safe and smooth ride, the site said.
The way shown in the clip to properly control the accelerator pedals with your foot is to have your foot already on the brake and move it from there to the gas instead of the other way around.
The best and most effective way to position your feet on the accelerator pedals would be to move your foot from the brake to the accelerator without lifting your heel, @drivingskills_ informed.
In another helpful video shared on the site recently, the pro driver explained, “90 percent of people don’t know the gears on manual transmission cars!”