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The Dark Side of Car Ownership

Owning a car is not all roses and sunshine, however. Before you trade in your bus pass for a hefty car payment, you need to take a look at the dark side of car ownership. Understanding the risks, the costs and the rewards of car ownership is the best way to make a smart transportation decision.
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Know How To Park on Hills

Consider the following question: You park on headed uphill and there is a curb. How should you turn your front wheels? On the California test, 49 percent of the test takers pick the correct answer. The correct procedure is described on page 46 in the California Driver Handbook along with a good illustration. This, of course, makes it easier for you to learn. On the Florida test, only 38 percent get the question right. Correct parking is basically described in the handbook with images only. It is easy to miss this when you study the Florida Handbook. In Connecticut, more than two out of three miss this question (only 32 percent get it right). The driver's manual does not mention how to turn the wheels when facing uphill. But you are still required to know this, since it is part of your behind-the-wheel driving test. To make it very simple, there is basically only one thing you have understand and remember for your DMV test!
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