Parallel Parking Test

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Parallel Parking Test

This quiz is to test you on how to parallel park for the UK driving test.  


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  • 1. 
    How much distance should you leave between your car and the target vehicle (the car you pul up along side?)
    • A. 

      1cm

    • B. 

      1/2 meter

    • C. 

      1 meter

    • D. 

      Doesn't matter

  • 2. 
    How far past the target car should you go before stopping?
    • A. 

      One car length

    • B. 

      1/2 a car length

    • C. 

      Level with the car

    • D. 

      Doesn't matter

  • 3. 
    Once you have stopped, what is the first thig you should do?
    • A. 

      Into reverse gear

    • B. 

      Put the handbrake on

    • C. 

      Observe

    • D. 

      Indicate

  • 4. 
    What is the second thing you should do?
    • A. 

      Take the handbrake off

    • B. 

      Observe

    • C. 

      Put the car into reverse gear

    • D. 

      Indicate

  • 5. 
    When would a signal be useful?
    • A. 

      When another road user is around

    • B. 

      When you are in a narrow street and someone is coming towards you and you feel as though you need to let them know what you're doing

    • C. 

      Every time you stop for the manoeuvre

    • D. 

      If pedestrians are on the pavement to let them know you are moving towards them

  • 6. 
    Once you have the car in reverse gear and have set the gas (if needed) and found the bite, what should you do next?
    • A. 

      Look behind you, relase the handbrake and move back to your point of turn

    • B. 

      Look forwards, then behind and then release the handbrake

    • C. 

      Observe all around you for other road users and if all is well, release the hnadbrake

  • 7. 
    What is your first point of turn?
    • A. 

      When the cars are level with one another

    • B. 

      When you door mirror clears the back of the target car

    • C. 

      When the bonnet clears the rear of the car

  • 8. 
    Once you reach your first point of turn, what next?
    • A. 

      Stop, have another observation and the turn one rotation to the left

    • B. 

      One quick roatation to the right

    • C. 

      Stop, look around, including the blind spot, get the car moving then turn one full rotation to the left

    • D. 

      Stop, have a good look around you, get the car moving and turn once to the right

  • 9. 
    What is your second point of turn?
    • A. 

      Once the door mirrors clear the back of the target car

    • B. 

      Once the bonnet clears the back of the target car

    • C. 

      When the car is at a 60 degree angle from where you started from

    • D. 

      When it feels right

  • 10. 
    What do you do at your second point of turn
    • A. 

      One turn to the left

    • B. 

      One turn to the right

    • C. 

      Two turns to the left

    • D. 

      Full lock to the right

  • 11. 
    How far back should you go before reaching your third point of turn?
    • A. 

      Until you bump the kerb

    • B. 

      Until it feels right

    • C. 

      Until the kerb vanishes from under your door mirror or from your 3/4 light window (the little window by the door mirror)

    • D. 

      Until the licence plate of the car infront appears in view

  • 12. 
    What next at your third point of turn?
    • A. 

      Full lock to the left

    • B. 

      Two turns to the right

    • C. 

      Full lock to the right

    • D. 

      Two turns to the left

  • 13. 
    So now the cars bonnet is swinging in towards the kerb, what comes next?
    • A. 

      Wait till the car is parallel and then stop

    • B. 

      Wait until the car is almost parallel and then take the turn off with quick hands

    • C. 

      Wait until the car bumps the kerb

    • D. 

      Slowly turn the wheel to the right when the car is at a 30 degree angle from the kerb

  • 14. 
    When the car is parallel, there is one last thing you need to do.  What is it?
    • A. 

      Turn the engine off

    • B. 

      Look behind you, pull the handbrake up and put the car into neutral

    • C. 

      Keep going backwards until you are two car lengths away from the target car