Reference Points

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    A reference point refers to measuring some part of the roadway with a point on your vehicle , thus giving you an accurate picture of your vehicle’s position.

    REFERENCE POINT USED FOR :

    Bulb (left headlight):……………… 6″from center line; left tire path / LP # 2

    Center (hood/wiper blade): …….6″ from curb/edge of road/white line; right tire path /LP #3

    Front Tires: …………………………Right Turn-MOVING *Front Clearance-Backing (Parallel Parking & 45 Parking)

    Mirror (Passenger):……………… Right Turns-STOPPED/sharp turns with little room; *Clearance when pulling out.

    Door Post/Seat Back……………. Parallel Parking-45 degree angle and Perpendicular Parking-alignment with center of space.

    Junction (rear door window)….. Rear Bumper Alignment: (Back-in-Turnaround)and (Parallel Parking)

    Light (3 Brake/Trunk):………….. Aiming Point to Back Straight: (Back-in-Turnaround)and (Parallel Parking)

    Mirrors (Driver):. ………………….Left Turn-moving and *Clearance when pulling out

    Steering Wheel:……………………. Left Turn-moving and Alignment for Parallel Parking/Match Steering Wheels with other car.