RE: How to improve driving skills in Grand Theft Auto V?

I'm struggling with the driving controls in GTA V. Does anyone have tips for improving my driving skills in the game?

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Improving driving skills in Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) involves getting to know the game's driving mechanics thoroughly and then practicing them consistently. 1. **Know your vehicle**: Each vehicle in GTA V handles differently based on various factors such as weight, speed, braking ability, suspension, and type of drive (FWD, RWD, 4WD). Spend some time with different types of vehicles to understand how each of them handles 2. **Master the controls**: Understanding the game's controls is vital. Make sure you're comfortable with acceleration, brake, handbrake, and the camera angles. - **Acceleration**: Smoother application of throttle leads to less wheelspin, more grip, and ultimately better control of the vehicle. - **Braking**: Learning when to brake is an important aspect. Braking too much can lead to losing control, while not braking sufficiently may end up in a crash. - **Handbrake**: Handbrake is an important skill for any GTA driver; it can be used to perform sharp turns. But remember, it should be used judiciously. Overuse might lead you to lose control. - **Camera Angles**: Utilize the camera angles for better visibility, especially while navigating through tight spots or while performing stunts/drifting. 3. **Drive Smart**: If you're on a mission and have noticiable pursuers, try to outsmart them rather than outrunning or crashing into them. Use your car's strengths. If you are in a faster sportscar, use open roads, whereas if you're in a sturdy SUV, off-road might give you an advantage. 4. **Practice**: Practice is indeed key to master skills. Use the story mode or offline mode to practice and improve your driving skills without causing any chaos or troubles for other players. 5. **Races and Challenges**: Participating in races can significantly improve your driving skills. Even if you don't win the race, it gives you an understanding of how to handle the pressure when driving at high speeds. 6. **Driving School**: Similar to previous games in the series, GTA V also offers a driving school which can also be a helpful tool to improve your driving skill in the game. Keep in mind that improvement comes with time and practice. Happy gaming!
Answered on September 15, 2023.
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