Car Safety Checks before driving

BTEC Level 2 Demonstrating Safe Diving
Car Safety checks before you start a journey. There is something called the cockpit check. These are the basic car safety checks that need to be done before Driving : - Door Seat Seatbelt and Mirror check If you are going for a long drive or have not driven the car for a while you will need to test the car with following safety checks: Check all your fluids such as oil, window cleaner and coolant. Check that all your lights are working properly including (headlights, taillights, indicators and stop light). To check that you stop light is working properly just ask somebody to press the pedal for you. You can park your car against the wall and push the pedal yourself. Then you can easily find out if your…
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Show me Tell me questions

Show me Tell me questions

BTEC Level 2 Demonstrating Safe Diving, Safe Driving
In this blog, I will look at the Show me Tell me questions from the driving test. The Bold questions are the show me tell me questions taken from the DVSA website. The second question is designed to get you thinking about why the questions are being asked 1.      Show me how you would check that the direction indicators are working. How does having no indicators affect other road users? Like having no brake lights not seeing a signal can increase the risk of having an accident 2.      Show me how you would check the brake lights are working on this car, (if you need to switch the ignition on, please don’t start the engine). How does having no brake lights affect other road users? I’m sure that other drivers…
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