A hands-on motorist surpasses an automatic driver anytime. This is because much better driving ability and experience is acquired when manoeuvring a hands-on motor vehicle. Driving a manual is harder and much more strenuous yet it is cool being a true master of the machine.
Fewer individuals can manage manual driving and is quickly becoming a lost art. It is like a dancing as viewed in racing movies where the stick-shifting action and also the foot activity are focused. With the skill you get, it is a lot more fun to drive a hand-operated car.