three-point turn


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three-point turn

a turn reversing the direction of motion of a motor vehicle using forward and reverse gears alternately, and completed after only three movements
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This proved too much for him, he couldn't manage the three-point turn, gave up and continued the wrong way down the road.
Chris was a great examinee, especially the three-point turn and parallel parking," she said.
We drove a bit along the road and Claire decided to do a three-point turn to head back to Inverness.
The driver nodded, gunned his engine, swerved a neat three-point turn.
Nor do you have to do a three-point turn as soon as you see a speed bump.
He then made a three-point turn and a colleague had to pull the officer out of the way to avoid him being hit.
The driver, who is in his 80s, was attempting a three-point turn when the car reversed at speed into an embroidery shop on Bute Street, Treorchy.
This time the instructor guides their student through a three-point turn.
As the former England captain started off the day he attempted at completing a reverse bungee task but narrowly failed, followed by missing a three-point turn by three centimetres.
Officers had stopped one car but the occupants jumped out and ran down the road to another vehicle, which did a three-point turn and sped away against oncoming traffic.
The 30-tonne artic became wedged on Mackets Lane at rush hour when the driver tried to do a three-point turn and his front wheel became stuck in the manhole.