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doing U turn in test

#1 Post by hawkeyefxr » Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:28 pm

Can someone tell me what space this should be done in please and what size bikes are used. A friend failed his test on this and i want to help him out if i can.
I never did this on my test in 1967, the examiner used to walk round, in fact i lost him for about 10 mins then saw him flapping his arms at the side of the road.
I passed lol

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Re: doing U turn in test

#2 Post by Bender » Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:55 pm

Bite my shiny, metal ass!

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Re: doing U turn in test

#3 Post by bonio » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:08 pm

If you look at the diagrams @Bender mentions, the information you want is here
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... in other words, you need to do the U turn in a space 7.5m wide.
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#4 Post by hawkeyefxr » Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:49 am

Cheers for that, makes sense that you have to show you are capable of controlling your bike.

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Re: doing U turn in test

#5 Post by bymctol » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:28 am

The space you need is around 8 mtrs but i would suggest to ask your friend to take the help of the instructor as they know way better.

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Re: doing U turn in test

#6 Post by Arwen » Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:15 am

If your friend wants an easy way to practise... I use two parking spaces (side by side) in an old unused carpark. They are roughly the right width.
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