Parking on an incline or decline can be especially dangerous. If something happens and your emergency brake goes out, your car may begin to roll. If the wheels are not angled right it can roll right into traffic, putting your car and even the lives of others at risk. How can you remember which way to turn your tires when parking on a hill?
Printable Graphic for Parking on a Hill
Unfortunately, there’s no fancy rhyme to help you remember the right direction. Instead, you have to visualize the direction your car might roll if the brake gets loose. Here’s a handy tutorial on how to park on a hill depending on if you are facing uphill or downhill. For easy reference, you can download the full-size PDF here to print and leave in your car.