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Driving Lesson - Left Reverse Corner

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Driving Lesson - Left Reverse Corner

Driving Lesson - Left Reverse Corner

Where

  • SCALP What is this?

Look into Junction

  • Check if it is safe
  • Assess sharpness of corner

Starting Point

  • Position
    • ½ Metre away and parallel to kerb
  • Signal
    • Left indicator – when stopping (if required) AFTER junction

Manoeuvre

  • P – Prepare– in reverse gear
    • ASAP as signal to other road users
  • O – Observe (360° observation from right to left) – look over left shoulder
  • M – Move – slowly – old man's walking speed
  • Point of turn
    • When rear wheel level with first curved kerbstone
    • Observe (360° observation from right to left) – front of car will swing out
    • Steer to left
      • Glance (only a glance) in left door mirror
      • Maintain same 'wheel to kerb' distance
      • Observations throughout
      • As kerbstones straighten up, steer right

Finishing Position

  • Reverse straight for 2 car lengths
  • ½ Metre away and parallel to kerb (same as start point)
  • Wheels and steering wheel straight

Other Road Users (including pedestrians)

  • Stop – allow to pas
  • If vehicle pulls up behind you
    • Move forward (unless long way back and obviously waiting)
    • Other vehicles have priority

Slow Speed – Good Observation

Left Reverse Corner

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