By stardustveins - 24/09/2015 01:14 - United States - San Francisco
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Keep your car in neutral in drive thru's in future? Then you'll only rev the engine, and won't end up smashing forwards!
When stopping a manual your foot should be on the clutch until you reach a full stop and make sure that the gearshift is in neutral, then you take your foot off the clutch. However, you can leave the car in any gear while your foot is on the clutch while at a stop and the car is considered in gear, not in neutral, which means you can stop a manual in gear. Automatics don't switch into neutral because any movement makes the transmission spin which causes the transmission to overheat, damaging it. That's why it's bad to put an automatic into neutral while coasting. OP should have put the car into park instead.
but how!?! your non-driving foot is expected to hold clutch (unless you are not on neutral already) and the wrong foot just cannot be used to move the car... just how!?!