Basic car maintenance and checks
Knowing how to perform basic checks and maintenance is not just required as part of your test but it also very useful once you are driving on your own. You can see the questions that could be put to you below.
Changes from the 4th Dec
There are changes to the show me tell me part of the test coming into effect of the 4th Dec. This page will be updated nearer the time but if you will be taking your test after this date, you can view the new version here..
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Show me/Tell me
Your test begins with one Show Me question and one Tell Me question. These relate to the maintenance and operation of your car and failure to answer both correctly will result in a driver fault - remember you are only allowed 15 in total on your test report.
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Below are the questions you could be asked. Click a question to show how it could be responded to on your test day
'Tell me' questions
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