Mr Instructor K53 Driving School

Learner's and Driver's Licensing the trusted way!

STOPPING - FOR PARKING (MANUAL TRANSMISSION)

1. Check rear-view mirror(s) and appropriate blind spot.

2. Signal intention (indicate).

3. Check the appropriate blind spot, if applicable.

4. Position vehicle, if necessary.

5. Check rear-view mirror(s).

6. Decelerate.

7. Brake.

8. Disengage clutch just before vehicle is brought to a complete standstill, without labouring or stalling the engine.

9. Obtain and/or maintain a clear space behind or alongside obstruction or other road user, where applicable.

10. Stop in accordance with road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.

11. Apply parking brake.

12. Select neutral.

13. Release clutch pedal.

14. Cancel signal and switch off accessories, if applicable.

15. Switch off engine.

16. Check rear-view mirrors and blind spots before opening doors.

Note A:

Turn the front wheels in the direction of the kerb as a precautionary measure to prevent the vehicle from moving, depending upon the gradient of the road.

Note B:

Having switched off engine an appropriate gear should be selected as a precautionary measure to prevent the vehicle from moving, depending upon the gradient of the road.

This procedure is not recommended in the case of a diesel vehicle.

Note C:

If a turbo is fitted refer to operators manual.

Note D:

If the vehicle is equipped with a foot-operated parking brake the sequence shall be to select neutral, with service brake depressed and then to apply the parking brake.

STOPPING - FOR PARKING (AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION)

1. Check rear-view mirror(s) and appropriate blind spot.

2. Signal intention (indicate).

3. Check the appropriate blind spot, if applicable.

4. Position vehicle, if necessary.

5. Check rear-view mirror(s).

6. Decelerate.

7. Brake.

8. Obtain and/or maintain a clear space behind or alongside obstruction or other road user, where applicable.

9. Stop in accordance with road traffic signs, signals, rules and markings.

10. Apply parking brake.

11. Select "P" position.

12. Cancel signal and switch off accessories, if applicable.

13. Switch off engine.

14. Check rear-view mirrors and blind spots before opening doors.

Note A:

Turn the front wheels in the direction of the kerb as a precautionary measure to prevent the vehicle from moving, depending upon the gradient of the road.

Note B:

If a turbo is fitted, refer to operators manual.

Note C:

If the vehicle is equipped with a foot-operated parking brake the sequence shall be to select neutral, with service brake depressed and then to apply the parking brake.