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Not sure how to parallel park? Here's a guide if you need a refresher

Not sure how to parallel park? Here's a guide if you need a refresher

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If you find parallel parking challenging, here's a step by step guide to refresh yourself if you feel like overcoming your fears.

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Seen on ROADS.sg and contributed by Syed Al-Qudree,  this very comprehensive guide even though some might argue that it is not easy to judge the distance between the front car and yours when you are pre-positioning in Step 1.

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Do you think the guide is helpful? 
Let us know in the comments below!

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Haha .... 10+ years of driving and only parallel park less than 5 times. 😁

 

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Singapore parallel lots sibei ez to park. Try UK with no markings tight space and half way on the curb 😅

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I still use what I learned when I was a learner (only for parallel parking). It's easy to remember and works every time.

 

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On 23/10/2020 at 8:36 PM, Count-Bracula said:

Haha .... 10+ years of driving and only parallel park less than 5 times. 😁

 

Me too... My parallel parking results depends on luck ...if lucky,  swee swee.  If not lucky, then eyesore.

I will usually try to find reverse lot instead...

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