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Narrow road giving way to oncoming car technique

When you driving in empty space between cars on the left side of the road (never on the right side, except parking) do: 1 steering left then 2 steering right and stop, wait for the oncoming car to pass. The technique same as parallel parking, the difference is in parallel car moving reverse when gettng [...]

How-to mirrors when switching the lanes – return to left lane after passing obstruction

When passing the obstruction and return to left lane – check you left mirror after you pass the stationary car or any obstruction. It is logical to check if stationary car started moving or any motorcyclist turned into the road on the left and now could be on your left.

How-to mirrors when switching the lanes – right lane

If you are driving along the road (on the left lane) and want to switch to right lane – quickly check / glimpse the right mirror to check if it is safe to do so, if it’s safe – signal right and change the lane. It is not logical to change to right lane without [...]

How-to know correct position when turning right from main road to side road

To find right position before doing right turn manoeuvre – position your car’s right mirror inline with side road’s central broken line

How-to measure how wide is the car, if it can go through between two cars or obstructions on both sides

To be able to measure how wide your car is – check wideness of your windscreen and think if windscreen can go through your obstructions on sides means that car also can do that

How-to position your car when driving right lane

When you position your car in right lane – right windscreen wiper has to finish on road middle broken line. If it is so and you look to your right mirror you will see that car positioned at the correct distant from road broken line.

Sharp bends

If sharp bend on the right – keep car close to kerb / sort of  – drive into the kerb – as it goes If sharp bend on the left – keep car close to road’s central broken line / sort of  – drive into the road’s central broken line – as it goes