Jump to content

doing U turn in test


Recommended Posts

Can someone tell me what space this should be done in please and what size bikes are used. A friend failed his test on this and i want to help him out if i can.

I never did this on my test in 1967, the examiner used to walk round, in fact i lost him for about 10 mins then saw him flapping his arms at the side of the road.

I passed lol

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 3 weeks later...

If your friend wants an easy way to practise... I use two parking spaces (side by side) in an old unused carpark. They are roughly the right width.

 

I would say it's closer to three parking spaces but it does depend on the car park but if your friend [mention]bonio[/mention] gets good with two spaces, they should have no bother on test day.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I remember doing my test about 20 years ago. The examiner found what I think was the thinnist road ever and got me to push it in a u turn to make sure my bike could do it at full lock, then made me ride the u turn. It was pretty much kerb to kerb. I managed it due to my instructor making me practice slow manoeuvres alot. I have done a slow riding course recently and it makes a massive difference as well boosting confidence especially as my triumph Explorer has a high centre of gravity.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Now that we're all grown up I'd be interested to know how many of us put our feet down on u-turns? I often do unless the road is wide enough to make a nice easy curve.

 

I think I've done 1 u turn in my life

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Can someone tell me what space this should be done in please and what size bikes are used. A friend failed his test on this and i want to help him out if i can.

I never did this on my test in 1967, the examiner used to walk round, in fact i lost him for about 10 mins then saw him flapping his arms at the side of the road.

I passed lol

 

Same with me in 1971!


You could wheelie your way round the other 3 blocks, or even bin it, and he'd never know any different! :lol:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Sign up now

    Registration is quick and easy 

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Use Privacy Policy Guidelines We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.

Please Sign In or Sign Up