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How To Drive Backwards : Reverse Stall Parking Skills

Parking Aside from being a necessary skill for a road test, knowing how to park is a necessary skill for life; for what good is knowing how to drive if you have no idea how to park once you get to your destination?   Basics   Be sure you’re familiar with The basics of reversing a car before you attempt any actual …

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Everything You Should Know About Parking A Car in BC

It is illegal to park the car: where the curb is painted yellow on the ‘wrong’ side of the road i.e. against traffic direction where your vehicle obstructs the view of a stop sign or other traffic sign on a bridge in a highway tunnel in a bike lane within 15 meters of a railway crossing within 6 meters of …

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Top 8 Most Important Tips for Reversing a Car Safely

Tip #1: Shift into Reverse FIRST    The first thing you should always do when you’re about to reverse or park is (after checking the mirror and signalling), shift your vehicle into reverse gear This sounds obvious, but this is important because it will active the white, reversing lights on the rear of your vehicle. This alerts others that you plan …

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Q: Can I Park Blocking My Own Driveway?

No!!!! In BC it is illegal to park blocking the entrance to any driveway – even if it’s your own. Please note that there is a difference between “No Parking” and “No Stopping” Carmen Many moons ago, Carmen became an ICBC-approved driving instructor at the age of 22 in North Vancouver, and has spent many years working with new and experienced …

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How to Park Your Car on a Hill Safely

Overview  When you park on a hill, be sure to turn your wheels so that the car would roll away from the road, and not into traffic, in the case of mechanical failure. Dry steering Avoid dry steering – steering while the vehicle is completely stopped – as it is hard on the power steering components and tires. Just make sure …

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