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Parking - Florida Permit Test

Learn how to park and how to park on hills.

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In Florida there are rules on how to properly park your vehicle.

The guides below teach you how to park on a curb, road side shoulder, or are on a hill.

Review the guides below about Parking and Parking on Hills and watch the videos. Then we recommend you take the Practice Test on Parking to determine if you understand the topic.

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Parking in Florida

Parking Rules and Guidelines

To drive in Florida you must know parking rules and guidelines for parking on the roadside, next to a curb, and other situations.

How to Park on Hills

When you park on a hill you must turn your wheels to keep your vehicle from rolling into the road. Learn how to park uphill, downhill and with and without a curb.

Parking Rules Guideline

When you park in Florida there are guidelines you must follow.

Proper Parking

Parking Step by Step:

  1. Set the Parking Brake
  2. Turn off the Car
  3. Take your Keys (it’s illegal to leave keys in a vehicle)
  4. Lock your Car

Park on The Right Side

You should always park on the right side of the road.

The only exception is a one way street where you can park on either side of the street.

Before getting out of your vehicle check your blind spots and look for bicycles and other vehicles.

Where Not to Park

There are many places where you should not park including:

More Parking Regulations

There are several locations you must not park too close to:

Parking on Hills

When you are parking on a hill it’s important that your car does not roll into the street.

You should turn your wheels so that if it starts to move it will roll into the curb.

Parking Downhill

If you are parking downhill - Turn your wheels to the Right.

Parking Uphill with No Curb

If you are parking uphill with no curb - Turn your wheels to the Right.

Parking Uphill with a Curb

This is the only time you turn your wheels to the Left.

Before Getting Out of Your Vehicle: