When turning the steering wheel avoid crossing your hands. Feed the rim of the wheel through your hands. Vary your hand movements according to the amount of lock you want.
This is called the pull and push technique:
To turn left:
To turn right:
To straighten up after you turn:
Feed the wheel back through your hands in the opposite direction. Try not to allow the wheel to spin back uncontrolled. On the open road hold the wheel at ten to two or quarter to three, and turn as necessary to maintain a steady course.
When you are manoeuvring, try to avoid turning the steering wheel when the vehicle is stationery.
This is known as “dry steering” and may cause
This applies whether you have power-assisted steering or not.