Do you know when to accelerate your Prius "as though there's an eggshell between your foot and the pedal," and when to move away briskly?

If you do, you may already be an experienced Prius driver. If not, we have just the video for you.

In less than four minutes, our editor goes through some of the basics of driving a hybrid vehicle. That's actually a 2008 Toyota Prius being used in some of the footage.

The video comes from our colleagues at, who recently asked High Gear Media to do a set of videos that would educate their users on the basics of hybrid cars.

We felt the driving tips segment was best suited to AllAboutPrius, where many users come to learn about their first Toyota Prius. For other videos, see here:

  • Five Things About Hybrid Cars That You Should Know

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