What is a straight line backing maneuver?
* straight line backing; * alley dock backing; * parallel parking; * sight side backing; and * blind side backing. 1. Straight line backing is the simplest maneuver to learn. It most often occurs at loading docks when the driver must back in from off the street or between two vehicles.
When backing a tractor trailer which way do you turn the steering wheel to make the trailer go to the left?
When backing a car, straight truck or bus, turn the top of the steering wheel toward the direction you want to go. When backing a trailer, turn the steering wheel in the opposite direction. Once the trailer starts to turn, you must turn the wheel the other way to follow the trailer (see figure 2-8).