Lesson #7

How to drive a vehicle with an automatic transmission.

Both the HMMWV and the M35A3 2 1/2 ton truck have automatic transmissions. Older versions of the 2 1/2 ton truck have manual transmissions.

Gearshift pattern. Gearshift patterns differ somewhat on the various models of vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions. The typical pattern is:

There are some tips you should know for driving vehicles with automatic transmissions.

To put the vehicle in motion:

Stopping the vehicle.