Bay Parking

Driving Lessons Leicester - Bay Parking

Left Side

Pull up approx 1 cars width away from bays. Check its safe. Reverse to your reference point (approximately half way in passenger window but check with your instructor) Check its clear again then full lock steering wheel to left, looking in your left door mirror. When you are happy its in on left side, check the right mirror to see if your in on right side. If happy straighten the wheel when inside on both sides
If coming in too early, straighten the wheel until back wheel in on the line of bay, then full lock back to left and carry on as before
If coming in too late, leave steering on until wheels come in. then turn wheel to right to bring front end in. When in bay, straighten the steering wheel. 

Right Side

Pull up approx 1 cars width away from bays. Check its safe. Reverse to your reference point (approximately half way in drivers window but check with your instructor) Check its clear again then full lock steering wheel to right, looking in your right door mirror. When you are happy its in on right side, check the left mirror to see if your in on left side. If happy straighten the wheel when inside on both sides

General Tips for Bay Parking

If coming in too early, straighten the wheel until back wheel in on the line of bay, then full lock back to right and carry on as before
If coming in too late, leave steering on until wheels come in. then turn wheel to left to bring front end in. When in bay, straight en the steering wheel. 

Driving School Leicester - Bay Park