Types of Parking Cont'd

Parking on a Hill – Uphill with NO Curb:

  1. Drive as far off the roadway onto the shoulder as possible and stop.
  2. Turn wheels AWAY from traffic. (see diagram below)
  3. Shift into PARK (P) for automatic transmissions, or into FIRST gear for a manual transmission.
  4. Engage the PARKING brake.

Parking on a Hill – Uphill with Curb

  1. Position your vehicle 6 inches from a curb and stop.
  2. Turn your steering wheel AWAY from the curb and let the vehicle move slowly back until the back of the front tire touches the curb.
  3. Shift into Park (P) if your vehicle is equipped with an automatic transmission or FIRST with a manual transmission.
  4. Engage the parking brake.
hill parking diagram
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