This automotive video will give you great tips on how to successfully parallel park your car.
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Parallel parking is arguably one of the hardest things you will ever have to do. So practice, practice, practice.
Hi! I am Rebecca Brayton and welcome to watchmojo.com and today we will be giving you step-by-step instructions on how to parallel park.
It is best to begin practicing parallel parking with no obstacles and then trying with plenty of space between the cars. Eventually you will become confident in your parallel parking skills and be able to squeeze into the tightest spots on the busiest streets.
One of the most important parallel parking tips is to go slowly and remember you can always adjust if necessary. Always indicate the direction you will be turning, using your signal. If you are waiting for a space that is not yet vacant wait behind the spot while the person existing leaves. When the space is empty, pull up beside the car located in front of your space. There should be about two feet between the cars, and the rear bumpers should be even.
With the car in reverse, backup until your cars back wheel is aligned with the other cars rear bumper. Turn the steering wheel as far as it will go toward the curb. Continue backing slowly into the space, until your car is at about a 45* angle with the curb. Continue backing into the space, and turning the wheel away from the curb making sure not to tabbed the cars in front of and behind you straighten out the wheel, and pull back and forward into the space as needed, to straighten out. You should be roughly six to eight inches away from the curb when you are done.