Angle parking

Post on 20 September 2017

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Aim

  • To legally and safely park in and exit an angle parking space.

Situation

  • A place with marked angle parks.

The driver should

  • To angle park:
    • Identify an appropriate space to park in.
    • Position the vehicle before the parking space.
    • Search all around for hazards, using mirrors and a head check.
    • Indicate for at least three seconds before turning.
    • When safe to go, move forward slowly and then turn into the parking space.
    • Position the vehicle in the centre of the parking space.
    • Move to the front of the parking space and stop.
  • To exit angle park:
    • Check mirrors and blind spots for traffic and pedestrians in all directions.
    • Release handbrake/park brake.
    • Gently and smoothly reverse the vehicle, keeping speed slow so the front of the vehicle can swing out without hitting other parked vehicles alongside, until the vehicle is completely out of the parking space.
    • Stop and check all around for hazards, using mirrors and a head check.
    • Select appropriate gear and drive forward smoothly.
    • Perform the tasks at least three times.