Dubai Parking Test - Essential guide
2017 January

Dubai Parking Test - Essential guide




parking test tips Dubai
Car Parked in Dubai Highway

Do you know how many types of test are there in the parking test in Dubai driving test?

Parking test in UAE especially in Dubai you have to undergo three different types of parking and a Hill test.

They are parallel parking, garage parking and angle parking.

You should pass all the test to proceed to the driving test journey.

You know how important is to learn to park in the UAE or Dubai driving test as well as in your daily driving.

You have to familiarize yourself with all types of parking. Because you may have to park your car in the busy street or in residential places.

Your instructor will send you for the parking test once you got enough practical classes.

Are you going to attend the parking test? Evaluate yourself whether you got enough practice and confidence or not. All you have to do revise yourself the following procedure before proceeding to your test. Parking Knowledge Test will help you to evaluate your knowledge.


#Parallel parking

Parallel parking in Dubai
Parallel Parking of sports car

If you look at the parking spaces in the residential area mostly you can see parking spot parallel to the road, This is known as parallel parking spots.

During my exam my parking test starts with parallel parking, This may vary for you. The test happens in the driving school yard.We can follow the pattern approach that means we can follow the same approach which is followed by a lot of drivers for so many years and able to perform their task well and it consists of few steps.

  1. move the car and position to the little front
  2. Reverse gear.
  3. Switch on the signal to the right side
  4. move the car and check your right mirror when the pole A appear in the right mirror turn fully right.
  5. When you can see the pole A on right side window make the steering straight and move back further
  6. Now you have to check your left mirror to look for the pole D. Once you see the pole you have to turn fully left and move slowly,
  7. Once the car fully in the parking spot make the steering straight and move little ahead.
  8. Now move the gear to P means parking and apply hand brake
You have to ensure,
  • Park your car smoothly and safely in a controlled manner
  • Don't hurry and panic it will trouble you a lot. Be calm and quiet.
  • Should not hit the curb.
  • You should park completely in the parking bay
If unfortunately, you couldn't make the parallel parking in your first attempt request your examiner for one more chance politely. They will give you another chance if you are lucky. But not sure

# Garage Parking

Garage Parking in Dubai
GARAGE PARKING

Garage parking testing your skill on reverse parking. This is again conducting on the driving school garage. The major steps outlined below if you are reverse parking into right
  • Reverse gear
  • Switch on right signal depends on where you are reversing into. That means if you reversing into the parking spot on your right side you have to switch on right indicator.
  • Look back over your shoulder to see the Pole C through the small window on the back side of the door. You have to check your right side depends on the direction you are reversing.
  • Once you see the Pole C turn completely right side, once you see the car vertical to the road make the steering straight and move slowly, Once the car fully in the parking bay you can stop the car
  • Move to the parking Gear and Handbrake
If you are turning left
  • Reverse gear
  • Switch on left or right signal depends on where you are reversing into. That means if you reversing into the parking spot on your right side you have to switch on right indicator. If your parking on your left side switches on left indicator.
  • Look back over your shoulder to see the Pole C through the small window on the back side of the door. You have to check left/right side depends on the direction you are reversing
  • Once you see the Pole C turn completely right side, once you see the car vertical to the road make the steering straight and move slowly, Once the car fully in the parking bay you can stop the car
  • Move to the parking Gear and Handbrake

#Angle Parking

angle parking
Angle Parking

Do you know which is the simple type of parking you have to do on the parking test?

Yes, it is angle parking in your parking test you have to drive to a 60-degree angular parking.

Mostly angular parking spot will be on your right side. Follow the steps,
  • Move D-Drive gear
  • Switch on the right indicator
  • Drive into the parking spot
  • Stop once you completely in parking spot
  • Move to the parking gear and handbrake

One thing to take care is, You should do head check on both side when reversing out from angle parking

#Hill test

Hill Test Dubai
Driving School Car Descnding from the hill

This will test your skill on the hill side parking. In this test, expecting you
  • to drive to a hill, you may have seen small hill kind or road made in the driving school yard, the test will happen here.
  • Stop in the hill
  • Move off
This test also pretty simple.

In the test main things you have to do is once you are in the hill examiner will tell you to stop. Stop the vehicle and pull up the handbrake properly and make the gear Neutral(N). Then release the break.Then on move off give little acceleration and together release handbrake so car will start moving upward. Provide the enough acceleration as the car moves off. Make sure car is not moving backward as you proceeds.

#Conclusion

We went through the different types of test consisting in parking test and how to perform properly
  • Parallel Parking
  • Garage parking
  • Angle parking
  • Hill side parking.
On your test day you should reach 30 minutes in advance.

Like any other exam if you reach on time or late you feel more frustration and panic to perform pre test procedure. It will add more tension to you and you cannot perform well in the exam.

You can take our Parking Knowledge Test to understand your learning and knowledge gained. Do your best on your parking test day. All the very best.

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