What's this about

Now that you’re confident starting and stopping the car, it’s time to learn about steering the car.

When you're finished, you'll know how to:


Put your hands in the right places on the steering wheel


Turn your car safely

Holding the steering wheel

You should keep your hands firmly on the steering wheel in the quarter to three position.

How to steer

Steering takes practice. It's a good idea to learn how to steer by making turns in a quiet space, like an empty carpark, before you go out on the road.

Am I ready?

Feeling good about this lesson? Tick off the skills you're confident you can do. When you've ticked them all, it might be time to move on to the next lesson.

Next lesson in Moving forward

Changing gears (manual)

Avoid the gear crunch! In this lesson, you'll learn about changing gears in a manual car.

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