Bay parking manoeuvre – 45 degree method
How to do bay parking using the 45 degree method. You can use this reverse bay parking technique on your UK driving test and is a driving test manoeuvre that you can practice during your driving lessons.
Reverse bay parking is safer than forward bay parking as you’ll have a better view when driving forward out of it, especially if you have parked vehicles either side of you.
You might not have to do this manoeuvre on your driving test as it depends on the driving test centre.
All reference points shown may look different for you as they vary depending on what car you’re driving, your height and seat position.
This video includes:
0:07 Introduction to bay parking using the 45° method
0:23 Benefits of reverse bay parking
0:43 How to do reverse bay parking
1:11 When to steer away from the target bay
1:53 Getting a 45° angle
2:13 Observe before reversing
2:21 Reversing & steering into the bay
2:52 When to straighten the steering
3:03 When to stop in the bay
3:14 Open your door to check you’re in
3:24 If you’re not in the bay
4:03 Thanks for watching
If you’re taking driving lessons and have a driving test coming up soon then hopefully this video will help with the learning to drive process.
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