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    (Original post by TCGTi)
    Yeah I really hope so, had around 8 months of driving so glad I'm ready. Yeah definitely much cheaper under parent's name, what car you getting the insurance on mate?
    Ah good, it took me about 3 months of lessons altogether with about 20 minutes of driving my dads car on the beach last year. I'm getting insured on mum's car which is a Nissan Note.. not exactly the coolest car around but it's alright!
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    Ah good, it took me about 3 months of lessons altogether with about 20 minutes of driving my dads car on the beach last year. I'm getting insured on mum's car which is a Nissan Note.. not exactly the coolest car around but it's alright!
    That's good progress to pass first time! Awk a car's a car. I want to get a wee Renault Clio. Cheap but it gets from A to B.
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    i line my body up with the nose of the car i'm parking behind, then i reverse until my car's bumper is in line with the other cars bumper. Then i turn the wheel 360 degrees to the left, and reverse back until i get to the kerb, then turn my wheel right until full lock, this works for me.

    it's more simple than it sounds written down :L
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    (Original post by TCGTi)
    That's good progress to pass first time! Awk a car's a car. I want to get a wee Renault Clio. Cheap but it gets from A to B.
    A Clio isn't a bad wee car, my friend has one and it's all right. I don't see the point in getting myself a car since I'm hopefully going to uni this year anyway.
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    I have a chauffeur so I don't know.
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    Use a reference inside the car to judge, e.g when I was learning I knew that the centre console had a design line that matches up to the curb, after a while it becomes second nature


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    (Original post by deedee123)
    i line my body up with the nose of the car i'm parking behind, then i reverse until my car's bumper is in line with the other cars bumper. Then i turn the wheel 360 degrees to the left, and reverse back until i get to the kerb, then turn my wheel right until full lock, this works for me.

    it's more simple than it sounds written down :L
    Unfortunately you're thinking of parallel parking.


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    (Original post by Liammm)
    A Clio isn't a bad wee car, my friend has one and it's all right. I don't see the point in getting myself a car since I'm hopefully going to uni this year anyway.
    That's true. Yeah I'm going to Uni this year too! Got all 5 Uni offers applied for Computer Science, yourself?


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    Use a reference inside the car to judge, e.g when I was learning I knew that the centre console had a design line that matches up to the curb, after a while it becomes second nature


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    I'll ask my instructor to provide me one


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    (Original post by TCGTi)
    Unfortunately you're thinking of parallel parking.


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    i see what you mean now i've never been taught any specific method of pulling up, do you keep hitting the kerb or something?
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    (Original post by deedee123)
    i see what you mean now i've never been taught any specific method of pulling up, do you keep hitting the kerb or something?
    Sometimes I keep hitting it or park to wide from it. Which would be an instant fail on my actual test


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