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Question:

You have parked next to the curb facing up hill. Which way should you point your front wheels to stop your car from rolling if your brakes should fail?

A Steer away from the curb.
Explaination

You should point your wheels away from the curb when you park facing up hill. That way, if your car were to roll, it would roll backward into the curb and stop. [5.25.1 - Parking on Hills, 5.25 - Parking, Section 5 Driving Safely, Florida Driver's Handbook]