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What is a J-turn and how is it performed? - image

What is a J-turn and how is it performed?

J-turn is a backwards evacuation technique used e.g. in an area of danger.

J-turn is a backwards evacuation technique used e.g. in an area of danger. How is it preformed? You have to drive about 100 metres backwards, remembering to maintain a speed of at least 40 km/h. after this section, we turn the steering wheel quickly to the left or to the right, we push the clutch immediately and change gears from reverse to two. We only let go of the clutch when the car is already turned. This manoeuvre is more easily performed in snow but cars with low and hard suspension should also manage it on dry surfaces. It should also be borne in mind that if there are obstacles on one side while the other one is clear, the steering wheel is always turned in the direction of the d...

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