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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Van spotted doing a three-point turn after driving the wrong way down an A55 sliproad at Holywell
Three-point turns and reversing around corners will be scrapped in favour of reversing out of parking bays in the pilot scheme at 20 test centres from April.
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.
AVAN driver caused an accident that injured eight people after he did a three-point turn on the A1.
Prosecutor Bridie Smurthwaite said: "After a short distance he realised his mistake and performed a three-point turn in the road.
The engineers have also built a Range Rover which can perform a three-point turn on its own.
One motorist drove at 40mph in a 30mph zone, and another failed to see the kerb when doing a three-point turn. One driver even failed to spot a pedestrian by not properly checking their blind spot, forcing the pedestrian to move back onto the pavement.
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.
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.
So she found it a lot easier to perfect her three-point turn.