Reverse Bay Parking

Reverse Bay Parking

Why do you need to learn to reverse park into a parking bay when you hardly see anyone else do it? The answer is first of all safety, it’s much safer pulling out of a parking bay if your going forward rather than reversing out.  Secondly it’s environmentally better as you release much less co2 reversing a car with a hot engine than coming back to your car and trying to reverse out with a cold engine.

How to reverse into a Car Parking Bay

Sit the learner in the driving seat, get them to hold the steering wheel as if they were driving.  Look at where their elbows are against the car door. This will be your reference point, it’s where they are going to turn.  It’s normally about half way along the door.

Your going to reverse backwards using clutch control,