Parking Guide [Infographic]

Parking Guide Infographic – An infographic by T W White & Sons

Ever found yourself going backwards and forwards as you hold up a whole queue of drivers while you try and shimmy into a small parallel parking space? Or somehow overlapping the lines while you parallel park in the local supermarket carpark? Our handy Parking Guide Infographic has all the information you need in order to execute the perfect park. Read on:

Parking Guide Infographic

Parking Guide: Parallel Park

Think timing and angles. Find a space that is ideally several meters longer than your car, and pull up alongside the car in front (car A). Stop when the rear of your car is in line with car A. Put your steering wheel on full lock, and start reversing, slowly, until you see the front right corner of the car behind you (car B) in the centre of your rear windscreen. At this point, straighten your steering wheel and continue reversing until you have just passed car A. Once you have passed car A, turn your steering wheel on full lock in the other direction and continue reversing slowly until you are parked. Straighten your steering wheel.


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  1. This is probably the best infographic on parking on the Web right now. Several Web sites referred to it. However, I’m wondering if you could do another one to show how to park by driving in reverse at an angle and by driving forward to park to both the left and the right?

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