The one part of the driving test universally feared is the parallel parking exercise. And, indeed, for new drivers this can be one of the most challenging aspects of learning to drive. Actually, parallel parking can flummox many an experienced driver as well.
Enter modern technology.
Active Parking Assist, also known as Park Assistant, Parktronic, and Advanced Parking Guidance automates the chore of parking your car. Available in a number of BMW, Ford, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, and Toyota models, at the touch of a button on the dash, proximity sensors, similar to those usually used to tell you when you’re getting too close to something when backing, begin scanning for an available parking space.