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THE THREE POINT TURN

UNLESS PROHIBITED, YOU MAY USE THE "THREE POINT TURN" TO TURN AROUND ON A NARROW STREET. 

YOU MAY ALSO BE ASKED TO DEMONSTRATE THIS TURN DURING YOUR ROAD TEST. 

  • 1. SIGNAL WITH YOUR RIGHT DIRECTIONAL. PULL OVER TO THE RIGHT AND STOP...... SIGNAL WITH YOUR LEFT SIGNAL AND CHECK FOR TRAFFIC.
  • 2. WHEN CLEAR TURN LEFT CROSSING THE ROAD UNTILL YOU ARE FACING THE CURB.
  • 3. CHECK AGAIN FOR TRAFFIC. TURN YOUR WHEELS AS FAR TO THE RIGHT AS THEY WILL GO AND BACK UP TO THE OPPOSITE CURB OF THE ROAD.
  • 4. STOP, CHECK AGAIN FOR TRAFFIC AND PULL AWAY FROM THE CURB
BE CAREFUL WHEN MAKING THIS TURN WAIT FOR APPROACHING TRAFFIC TO PASS  WATCH FOR PEDESTRIANS. A GOOD SAFETY TIP IS TO ALWAYS TAP YOUR HORN BEFORE BACKING.
FULL MOTION EXAMPLE:

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You can click on the safety tips for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

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