The techniques necessary for parking also apply to the procedures for backing.
This maneuver generally happens only in special testing areas off the main streets. This portion of the examination tests the applicant’s ability to turn a vehicle when limited space is available. Drivers generally refer to this maneuver as either a broken U-turn or a 3-point turn. Normally, the examiner will ask the applicant to stop… Continue reading Turnabout: Control / Steering Method / Observation / Vehicle Position
While backing up, applicants are required to look behind and in several other directions repeatedly to meet the requirements for this maneuver. While the applicant is performing this maneuver, the examiner should also watch for traffic to assess how the applicant should respond to road conditions.