What's this about

Steering in reverse is a difficult skill to master, but by following these steps and practising, you’ll get the hang of it.

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


Check for hazards around the car


Change gear and smoothly reverse the car


Turn left and right while reversing

Getting ready to reverse

Probably the hardest thing about driving in reverse is that you can’t see what’s around you as easily as when driving forward.

Driving in reverse

The key to driving in reverse is to take things slow and use your eyes constantly.

Practising your reversing

There’s a real knack to reversing, which only comes with time. The key is practice, practice, practice.

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.

All done?

Next section is Signalling

Using your indicators

Indicating may seem like a small part of driving, but forgetting to do it can cause big problems.

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