16 Adequate clearance
When passing stationary vehicles or other obstructions it is important that you keep a certain distance away.
What the examiner is looking for
The examiner is checking that you do not get too close to the rear, the side or the front of a stationary vehicle or object as you pass it. You need to give at least a metre clearance if at all possible.
Driving faults recorded
- Drives too close to the rear of stationary vehicles before pulling out.
- Drives too close to the side of stationary vehicles while driving past.
- Cuts back to the left too soon after passing stationary vehicles.