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Driving Lesson - Right Reverse Corner

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Driving Lesson - Right Reverse Corner

Driving Lesson - Right Reverse Corner

Where

  • SCALP What is this?

Starting Point

  • 3 to 4 car lengths before junction
  • Normal parking position, parallel to left kerb
  • Left indicator – when stopping (if required)

Moving Off

  • 360° Observations, signal (if required), move off when safe
  • Look into junction
    • Check if it is safe
    • Assess sharpness of corner
  • Signal right AFTER junction (if required)
  • Position
    • 1⁄2 Metre away and parallel to right kerb
    • 2 car lengths after junction
  • Secure the car (handbrake), cancel any signal

Manoeuvre

  • P – Prepare– in reverse gear
    • ASAP as signal to other road users
  • O – Observe all round – look over left shoulder
  • M – Move – slowly – old man's walking speed
  • Point of turn
    • When rear wheel level with first curved kerbstone
    • Observe – up/ down road – front of car will swing out
    • Steer to right
  • Look over right shoulder and/ or driver's window
  • Maintain same 'wheel to kerb' distance
  • Observations throughout
  • As kerbstones straighten up, steer left, look over left shoulder

Finishing Position

  • Reverse straight for 5/ 6 car lengths
    • (This allows enough distance to move off into left lane)
  • 1⁄2 Metre away and parallel to kerb (same as start point)
  • Wheels and steering wheel straight
  • Secure the car (handbrake), neutral

Other Road Users (including pedestrians)

  • Stop – allow to pass
  • Other vehicles have priority

Slow Speed – Good Observation

Right Reverse Corner

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