[LMB] OT: Parallel parking

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Sun Jan 2 15:25:07 GMT 2022


Only if there’s no curb or you are too far from the curb.

William A Wenrich

  *   A sinner dependent on God’s grace.

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Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Parallel parking

"  * 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 do this, your car will roll out into the road.

On Sun, 2 Jan 2022 at 08:39, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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:
> >
> >
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> > 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.
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