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Driving Lesson - Bay Parking

Driving Lesson - Bay Parking

Starting Point

  • Position
    • 1 or 1½ car width away and parallel from end of parking bays
  • Signal
    • Left indicator – when stopping (if required)
    • Reverse lights – ASAP

1st Part

  • P – Prepare in reverse gear
  • O – Observe (360° observation from right to left) – look over left shoulder
  • M – Move – slowly – old man's walking speed

2nd Part

  • When at reference point (Middle of car inline with one of the white lines)
    • Observe (360° observation from right to left) – front will swing out
    • Just under full lock to the left – whilst still moving slowly

3rd Part

  • Just before parallel to lines
  • Approx. 1½ turns to the right – to straighten wheels

Finishing Position

  • In middle of bay
    • Left/right
    • Forward/backwards
  • Secure car
    • Handbrake
    • Neutral

Other Road Users (including pedestrians)

  • Stop – allow to pass

Slow Speed – Good Observation

Bay Parking

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