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Drivers' new parking hack turns heads

Drivers' new parking hack turns heads

A video has had people scratching their heads as it shows a four wheel drive pulling off a parallel park with an extra feature added for ease.

The video, which has been shared on social media, shows a driver in Cairo, Egypt with a fifth wheel built into his car.

Many people were quick to tag their friends and wonder how it was done.

"I know a lot of people who could benefit from this though," another said.

"Everyone one needs this in their life, even those who have mastered the not so difficult task of parallel parking," another commented said.

"How many times have you been behind some idiot who hasn't for the life of them have the slightest idea on how to parallel park if their life depended on it?" one person asked.

"Or better and cheaper still, learn how to bloody park," another said, followed by a tearful laughing emoji.

The wheel can be raised and lowered for easy parking in tight spots.

Although this is a new concept to some, the fifth wheel concept was already invented back in the 1930’s in California by a driver who was sick of the same problem. Despite filing a patent for the additional wheel idea, the concept never caught on and did not make it into the manufacturing of cars.