How To Make A U-Turn
I used to think this was a simple enough maneuver, crank
steering wheel make u-turn. After driving in San Jose, Ca for over 20
years I have realized that it is not as easy for some as it is for me.
Here is the how to:
Make sure you are legally allowed to. Hidden dangers are
available to those who break rule 1.
Make sure it is appropriate for your vehicle to make the
u-turn. Don't make a u-turn in a small busy intersection if you are
driving a 25 foot king cab diesel Tonka Truck. 18 Wheelers don't nor
Practice. You should be able to do it to get
your driver license, but just because you passed doesn't mean you're good at
With both hands on the steering wheel lightly press the gas
pedal and begin quickly turning the wheels as far as they will
go. Lift your foot off the gas, and celerate* to complete the turn.
You made it. How hard was that? A key tip when
making the turn is to resist temptation to prepare for it. Just drive up
like you were going to make a left turn, and it should be smooth sailing.
make it? You better make sure you look back before slamming it into
reverse. Crank the opposite direction while backing out. Then
* See Road Rage