Steering, Signaling, and  Changing Lanes
Steering Straight <ul><li>10-2 or 9-3 hand position </li></ul><ul><li>Aim far ahead in your intended path </li></ul><ul><l...
Signaling
Signaling <ul><li>Signal ALL turns & lane changes </li></ul><ul><li>Signal 100 foot before turn  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whe...
Changing Lanes <ul><li>Check Traffic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Front & Left Front Zones </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check Mirrors <...
Hand over Hand Turning <ul><li>Balanced hand position </li></ul><ul><li>Start pulling down with hand in direction of turn ...
Making Right & Left Turns <ul><li>Check for pedestrians & traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Check mirrors </li></ul><ul><li>Plan t...
Turns <ul><li>Position in correct lane </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lane closest to your turn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brake early ...
Turns <ul><li>Right Turn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3’ from curb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow curb </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
Turnabouts <ul><li>U-Turns </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Midblock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intersections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
Parking <ul><li>Find space with ample room  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter and Exit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid spaces <...
Angle Parking <ul><li>Check traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Position 6’ from parked cars </li></ul><ul><li>Signal  </li></ul><ul...
Angle Parking <ul><li>Turn hard right </li></ul><ul><li>Slowly enter space </li></ul><ul><li>Straighten wheels when you’re...
Parallel Parking <ul><li>Select space 5-6 feet longer than you vehicle </li></ul><ul><li>Flash brake lights </li></ul><ul>...
Parallel Parking <ul><li>When back of your seat is even with rear bumper of the front vehicle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Straig...
Parallel Parking
Parking on Hills <ul><li>Uphill parking with curb </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Let vehicle creep back until back of front tires t...
Parking on Hills <ul><li>Uphill Parking with NO Curb </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Steer wheels sharply right </li></ul></ul>
Parking on Hills <ul><li>Downhill with curb </li></ul><ul><li>Steer sharply right </li></ul>
Parking on Hills <ul><li>Downhill without curb </li></ul><ul><li>Steer sharply right </li></ul>
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Chapter 6

  1. 2. Steering, Signaling, and Changing Lanes
  2. 3. Steering Straight <ul><li>10-2 or 9-3 hand position </li></ul><ul><li>Aim far ahead in your intended path </li></ul><ul><li>Make small adjustments </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful NOT to over steer or under steer </li></ul>
  3. 4. Signaling
  4. 5. Signaling <ul><li>Signal ALL turns & lane changes </li></ul><ul><li>Signal 100 foot before turn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When least confusing </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Changing Lanes <ul><li>Check Traffic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Front & Left Front Zones </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check Mirrors </li></ul><ul><li>Signal </li></ul><ul><li>Check blind spots </li></ul><ul><li>Increase your speed slightly </li></ul><ul><li>Steer into the other lane </li></ul><ul><li>Cancel signal & adjust speed </li></ul>
  6. 7. Hand over Hand Turning <ul><li>Balanced hand position </li></ul><ul><li>Start pulling down with hand in direction of turn </li></ul><ul><li>Off hand pushes towards turn </li></ul><ul><li>Release on hand </li></ul><ul><li>Cross it over to the top of the wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Continue </li></ul>
  7. 8. Making Right & Left Turns <ul><li>Check for pedestrians & traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Check mirrors </li></ul><ul><li>Plan turn in advance </li></ul><ul><li>Correct lane position </li></ul><ul><li>Obey all signs, signals, pavement markings </li></ul>
  8. 9. Turns <ul><li>Position in correct lane </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lane closest to your turn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brake early to reduce speed </li></ul><ul><li>Check all front zones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vehicles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrians </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Right Turn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3’ from curb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow curb </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Turns <ul><li>Right Turn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3’ from curb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow curb </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Left Turn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start turn just before </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Front of car is in the center of the intersection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must Yield to other traffic </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Turnabouts <ul><li>U-Turns </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Midblock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intersections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Driveway Turn around </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Back into </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pull into </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Right side </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Left side </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>3 point turn </li></ul>
  11. 12. Parking <ul><li>Find space with ample room </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter and Exit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>At the end of the block </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Next to large vehicles </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Angle Parking <ul><li>Check traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Position 6’ from parked cars </li></ul><ul><li>Signal </li></ul><ul><li>Check traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Begin braking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash brake light </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creep forward until you see center of space </li></ul>
  13. 14. Angle Parking <ul><li>Turn hard right </li></ul><ul><li>Slowly enter space </li></ul><ul><li>Straighten wheels when you’re in the center of space </li></ul><ul><li>Kiss the curb </li></ul>
  14. 15. Parallel Parking <ul><li>Select space 5-6 feet longer than you vehicle </li></ul><ul><li>Flash brake lights </li></ul><ul><li>Signal </li></ul><ul><li>Position 2-3’ from parked cars </li></ul><ul><li>Back bumper to back bumper </li></ul><ul><li>Shift reverse </li></ul><ul><li>Steer hard right </li></ul>
  15. 16. Parallel Parking <ul><li>When back of your seat is even with rear bumper of the front vehicle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Straighten wheels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When front bumper will clear rear bumper of front vehicle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Steer hard left </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When vehicle is parallel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Straighten on center </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 17. Parallel Parking
  17. 18. Parking on Hills <ul><li>Uphill parking with curb </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Let vehicle creep back until back of front tires touch the curb </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. Parking on Hills <ul><li>Uphill Parking with NO Curb </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Steer wheels sharply right </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. Parking on Hills <ul><li>Downhill with curb </li></ul><ul><li>Steer sharply right </li></ul>
  20. 21. Parking on Hills <ul><li>Downhill without curb </li></ul><ul><li>Steer sharply right </li></ul>

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