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Maybe time to consult the highway code. It clearly recommends when parking.
1. Park close to the kerb and apply the handbrake firmly
select a forward gear and turn your steering wheel away from the kerb when facing uphill
2. Select reverse gear and turn your steering wheel towards the kerb when facing downhill
I actually do that stuff, but you do realise it all dates from the period when handbrake cables were made of horsehair.
It's like the way in which stopping distances haven't been reduced since the days you had to throw an anchor out the window...
Currently in mojolicious's garage:
2001 Ford Focus 1.9TD(d)i Estate in the incredibly luxurious 'LX' trim :)