Being able to jump in the car and get from A to B is one of life’s simple pleasures, but for some the thought of reaching their destination sparks anxiety because ultimately it means one thing…


Parking can be one of the most difficult things about driving, as the thought of getting your precious vehicle into a tight space without causing any damage can be the stuff of nightmares.

It all seemed so simple when you had your trusty driving instructor in the seat next to you, but when you’re alone in a cramped multi-storey car park it’s a different story altogether. 

Most drivers will get better with practice but some will never quite get the knack of it and quite often, parallel parking causes the most hassle. 

Here at we think we’ve found five of the worst parking fails. So even if you’re having a bad time parking, you’re probably still doing better than these people:


Is this the week’s worst parking fail? #7News

— 7NEWS Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne)February 24, 2018

Is this a parallel or bay parking space? Apparently, the signs need to be much clearer! 


If you’re going to take your time perfecting a parallel park, make sure you’re not holding up one of the country’s most important people… 


If at first you don’t succeed, try, try and try again. And then try a little more. And a little more…


You may need a lot of time to watch this one. Imagine what it must have been like for the driver. Hats off to them for not giving up!


You’d be a bit annoyed if you came back to your car and couldn’t even open the passenger door…

Here’s a bonus video to hopefully help you avoid any of the above mistakes and maybe even become a pro-parker!