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Chapter 2 — Summary

By the end of this chapter, you should know:

  • Where to position your vehicle when stopping at stoplights and stop signs
  • The importance of stopping at railway crossings and how to position your vehicle to stop for them
  • How and when to stop for school crossings and school buses
  • How and when to stop for pedestrian crossovers
  • The use of the transmission, differential lock and the braking system
  • The importance of knowing your vehicle’s height and width
  • How to steer in forward, reverse and while turning
  • The meaning of “off-track” and where to position your vehicle on the road
  • How and when to back up; straight backing; how to perform an alley dock from the driver’s side; and offset backing from the driver’s side.