7 Show me, tell me vehicle checks

Show me Tell meBefore you start the driving part of the test the examiner will ask you two vehicle safety check questions one “show me” and one “tell me”. If the “tell me” question requires you to open the bonnet this question will be asked before you enter the car otherwise the questions will be asked once you are in the car.

In heavy rain or high winds the examiner will not use any of the combinations that involve lifting the bonnet.

What the examiner is looking for

The examiner is looking for an answer that approximates to the standard answer given for that particular question. See section on “Show me Tell me” for more details.

Driving fault recorded
7 Vehicle checks:

  • One or both questions answered incorrectly will result in a minor driving fault being recorded.
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