I was driving my car down a steep steep hill.
I didn't know whether to use first gear or second and was concerned. But we got to the bottom safely.
You are navigating something tricky in your life. The dream suggests some degree of strain but it's an encouraging dream: you have options, are making good decisions as you are very aware of what's going on.
It speaks of coming out the other side of the situation well.
Real life story: the dreamer was the owner of a large business. The business was going through a really challenging time. His stress was showing up in the dreams and the dream was sent to reassure him that he was managing the situation well.