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wheel, place your left hand at about the
10 o’clock position and your right hand at
about the 2 o’clock position.
When turning a corner, steer using the
hand-over-hand method. When returning
the wheel from a turning position, use the
hand-over-hand method. You can also
let the steering wheel slide through your
hands back into position by loosening your
grip slightly, but keeping contact with the
steering wheel.

HAND PLACEMENTS DURING
A RIGHT TURN:




A. Hand position to begin a left or right turn.
B. For right turns, the left hand applies turning
power. Right hand releases the steering
wheel, and moves to the top of the steering
wheel. C. Right hand takes new position and
applies turning power. D. Left hand releases
the steering wheel, and returns to 9 o’clock
position. E. Reverse the steps to complete
the turn and return the steering wheel to the
normal position. Turn completed, return hands
to driving position.

Signalling

Signal lights and brake lights tell other
drivers what you are going to do.

You must use your signal light when
you are:
• moving away from the curb or
parking lane
• turning left or right
• changing lanes

When you apply your brakes, your
brake lights are activated to alert other
drivers that you are slowing or stopping.

ELECTRICAL
SIGNALS:
HAND
SIGNALS:


Left signal


Left signal


Right signal


Right signal


Slowing or stopping


Slowing or stopping

Do not confuse other drivers by
signaling too early or too late. Remember
to turn off your turn signal light if it does
not turn off automatically.

46 A Driver's Guide to Operation, Safety and Licensing

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