Sounds normal to me. Down shift while you're moving.
+1 same here. Down shifting while you stop allows you to always be ready to take off in case something happens.TerribleTabo said:I always try to downshift all the way down to 1st and keep holding the clutch in case a car comes up behind me that can't stop in time. I will shift to neutral & release the clutch sometimes if I feel safe or when I know there is a car behind me that is already stopped.