To steer straight forward, look
far ahead toward the center of your intended path
A beginning driver may tend to understeer, this means the
driver turns the steering whell too little.
Backing a stickshift vehicle requires skillful use of the
A right turn hand signal is indicated by
the left arm and handing pointing up.
The hands signal to indicate slow or stop is
left arm and hand pointed downward
Just before beginning any lane-change maneuver
check to see that the roadway ahead has no obstructions
Making proper turns depends on
steering and speed control
Why should you place your right hand near the top of the steering wheel when beginning a left turn
to begin pulling the wheel down while releasing your left hand
Always prepare to straighten your vehicle after a turn by
using hand over hand steering
You need to downshift t slow for a turn. Why should you complete the downshift before the turn?
You will have both hands free for turning
For a right turn, start turning the steering wheel when
the front wheels are even with the bend of the corner.
Completing a turn requires that you
accelerate gently about halfway through the turn.
To back to the left, you
pull the steering wheel to the left
When backing to the left, the front wheels move
far to the right of the rear wheels
A turnabout maneuver is risky because
you cross or back into one or more lanes of traffic
A turnabout is a maneuver for
turning your vehicle completely around
Backing into a driveway or an alley on the right side
is the safest turnabout maneuver
Why do you avoid parking in a space next to a badly parked vehicle?
That driver might hit yur car upon leaving
Angle parking begins with your vehicle
at least six feet from a row of parked vehicles.
Use perpendicular parking to park
at a right angle to the curb
When parallel parking on the right, turn the wheels sharply to the left when
your front bumper is even with the front vehicle's rear bumper
After completing a parallel parking maneuver, your vehicle should
be in the center of the parking space
Regardless of the hill you park on, you should
set the parking brake
When parking uphill on the right side when there is a curb
steer left, shift to NEUTRAL, and roll back to the curb
You are starting an automatic transmission vehicle on an uphill grade. If you use the parking brake, you
release the parking brake after you feel the engine start to pull.