Most people might not be aware sometimes on how to park uphill and downhill, especially when parking uphill and downhill along side of the road.
Sometimes accident happened even when a car is at park and not moving at all, safety measures must be practice to avoid a much bigger problem in the event that an accident happened.
Safe parking procedure must be taken into consideration.
When parking a car always apply both, the parking brake and the shift lever must be placed in an appropriate gear position for manual transmission, or placed in P (Park) position for automatic transmission. This is to secure the car from rolling unexpectedly which in turn will result into an accident.
When a car is parking downhill with a curb, turn the wheels toward the curb and move the vehicle forward until the side wheel touches the curb.
When a car is parking uphill with a curb, turn the wheels away from the curb, move the vehicle backward until the side tire touches the curb.
When parking on an uphill and downhill but without a curb, turn the wheels toward the side of the road.
Proper way of parking a car to uphill and downhill does not only saves us from trouble but also may save other people from being hurt because of the unexpected incident that will happen.