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Driving Lesson - Turn In The Road

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Driving Lesson - Turn In The Road

Driving Lesson - Turn In The Road

Where

  • SCALP What is this?

Starting Point

  • Position
    • Close to and parallel to kerb

1st Part

  • P – Prepare
  • O – Observe all round
  • M – Move – slowly – old man's walking speed
    • Full lock ASAP (steer right) – not "dry" steering
    • At centre line look up/down road
    • 1 Metre from kerb – straighten up (steer left)
    • 1⁄4 Metre from kerb
      • Stop – using reference points
      • Apply handbrake – due to camber

2nd Part

  • P – Prepare – in reverse gear
  • O – Observe all round – look over left shoulder
  • M – Move – slowly – old man's walking speed
    • Full lock ASAP (steer left) – not "dry" steering
    • At centre line look up/down road
    • 1 Metre from kerb – straighten up (steer right)
      • look over right shoulder
    • 1⁄4 Metre from kerb
      • Stop – using reference points
      • Apply handbrake – due to camber

3rd Part

  • P – Prepare
  • O – Observe all round
  • M – Move – slowly – old man's walking speed
    • Full lock ASAP (steer right) – not "dry" steering
    • Straighten up (steer left)

Other Road Users

  • Pedestrians/Cyclists/Vehicles, Stop and let them pass
  • If they are waiting, you may continue but carefully

Slow Speed – Brisk Steering - Good Observation

Turn In The Road

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