Preparing to park.          

 

Check your mirrors and then look well ahead for a suitable place to park.

 

When you have picked your parking spot.

 

Check your Mirrors.

 

Signal if it will benefit other road users.

 

Position the car appropriately steering into the spot gently in good time.

 

Slow your speed gradually. Gently apply the brake and around 4 or 5 metres from where you intend on stopping, press the clutch so as you don't stall the car.

 

Take a final look around before coming to a stop ensure that the spot is "SCALP".

 

Once stopped, apply the handbrake, select neutral, cancel the indicator and remove feet from pedals.

 

Incorrectly parked

 

Once you have stopped, review your reference points and if you feel that you are too far into the road adjust your position if safe to do so.