[LMB] OT: Parallel parking

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 08:39:09 GMT 2022


Yep. That's how you curb your wheels.

On Sun, Jan 2, 2022, 2:12 AM Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> I was wondering the same thing. I found this:
>
> Tips to Curb Your Wheels Safely and Legally
>
>   * Whether you park your vehicle facing uphill or downhill, the rule of
>     thumb is to turn your wheels so that the weight of the car will roll
>     them towards the curb. If you’re not sure which way your car is
>     sloped, set the car in neutral and see which way it rolls.
>   * If you’re faced downhill, turn your front wheels towards the curb.
>   * If you’re faced uphill, turn your front wheels away from the curb
>     and let your vehicle roll back until it gently touches the curb.
>   * If you park on a sloped driveway, turn your wheels so the vehicle
>     will not roll into the street and, again, make sure to set your
>     parking brake.
>
> (Origin:
>
> https://www.sfmta.com/blog/san-francisco-parking-tips-why-curbing-your-wheels-so-important
> )
>
> On 02/01/2022 07:52, Markus Baur via Lois-Bujold wrote:
> > what does curb your wheels mean?
> >
> > servus
> >
> > markus
> >
> > Am 02.01.2022 um 03:59 schrieb Raymond Collins:
> >> One hard rule of parallel parking in San Francisco is to always to curb
> >> your wheels. I remember that question in the drivers written test
> >> which I
> >> took when I moved to California. I seem to recall it had 100
> >> questions on
> >> it.
> >>
> >> On Sat, Jan 1, 2022, 3:52 PM Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Sat, 25 Dec 2021 07:20:21 -0700, Howard J Brazee <howard at brazee.net
> >
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> I’ve noticed lots of scratched bumpers on cars in San Francisco.
> >>>
> >>> You should see how they park in Rome.
> >>> --
> >>> George R.R. Martin is no longer on Twitter because he's
> >>> killed all 140 characters.  - David Gerrold
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Lois-Bujold mailing list message sent to rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
> >>> Lois-Bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> >>> http://lists.herald.co.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lois-bujold
> >>>
> --
> Lois-Bujold mailing list message sent to rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
> Lois-Bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> http://lists.herald.co.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lois-bujold
>


More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list