Expected outcome / competence
Display and demonstrate a basic knowledge and use of the fundamental controls and safety checks applicable to the vehicle. For example safe fluid levels, lighting and tyre checks and washing the windscreen.
Answering one ‘tell me’ question incorrectly and/or displaying a minor loss of vehicle control whilst demonstrating the on-road ‘show me’ question.
- Displaying serious loss of control whilst demonstrating the on-road ‘show me’ question.
- Displaying an actual dangerous loss of vehicle control whilst demonstrating the on-road ‘show me’ question requiring examiner action to prevent a collision.
The above is taken from The Driving Examiners Manual. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/guidance-for-driving-examiners-carrying-out-driving-tests-dt1
Where appropriate it has been reformatted and edited so it only refers to the driving of ordinary cars (class b).
Controls and Instruments
Moving away and stopping
Mirrors-vision and use
Anticipation and planning
Use of speed
Passengers and load