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Earlier Driving Test Dates at Lichfield

Have you recently failed a driving test?  Do you want a Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield

Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield 

If so, we can help. We can book you a Short Notice Driving test at Lichfield within a week or two. We specialise in booked cancelled driving test for learner drivers who need them. Call us today and book your Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield. If your driving test is already booked, We can forward it to an earlier date.

Lichfield Practical Driving Test Centre Address
Lower Sanford Street
Lichfield
Staffordshire
WS13 6RB

Test Centre Details:  Ramp access to Lichfield Driving Test Centre for wheelchair users. Male and female toilet facilities available. Test candidate car parking available.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car

Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield – Car ‘show me, tell me’ vehicle safety questions

You’ll be asked 2 vehicle safety questions at the start of your driving test. These are also known as the ‘show me, tell me’ questions.

The examiner will ask you:

  • one ‘show me’ question, where you have to show them how you’d carry out a check
  • one ‘tell me’ question, where you have to explain how you’d carry out the check

Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield ‘Show me’ questions inside the car

Short Notice Driving test Lichfield Staffordshire Show Me Tell Me

The show me tell me questions are asked at the beginning of the driving test at Lichfield

Show me how you would check that the direction indicators are working.

Applying the indicators or hazard warning switch and check functioning of all indicators.

You may need to switch the ignition on, but don’t start the engine.

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).

Operate brake pedal, make use of reflections in windows, garage doors, etc, or ask someone to help, (may need to switch ignition on, prompt not to start engine).

Show me, or explain how you would check that the power assisted steering is working before starting a journey.

If the steering becomes heavy the system may not be working properly. Before starting a journey 2 simple checks can be made.

Gentle pressure on the steering wheel, maintained while the engine is started, should result in a slight but noticeable movement as the system begins to operate.

Alternatively turning the steering wheel just after moving off will give an immediate indication that the power assistance is functioning.

Show me how you would check the parking brake (handbrake) for excessive wear; make sure you keep safe control of the vehicle.

Apply footbrake firmly. Demonstrate by applying parking brake (handbrake) so that when it is fully applied it secures itself, and is not at the end of the working travel.

Show me how you would check that the horn is working.

Check is carried out by using control (turn on ignition if necessary).

Show me how you would clean the windscreen using the windscreen washer and wipers.

Operate control to wash and wipe windscreen (turn ignition on if necessary).

Show me how you would switch on the rear fog light(s) and explain when you would use it/them, (no need to exit vehicle).

Operate switch (turn on dipped headlights and ignition if necessary). Check warning light is on. Explain use.

Show me how you switch your headlight from dipped to main beam and explain how you would know the main beam is on.

Operate switch (with ignition or engine on if necessary), check with main beam warning light.

Show me how you would set the demister controls to clear all the windows effectively.

Set all relevant controls including fan, temperature air direction and source, and heated screen to clear windscreen and windows.

Engine does not have to be started for this demonstration.

 

Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield – ‘Tell me’ questions inside the car

Show Me - Tell Me Lichfield

You will be ask 2 show me tell me questions before the star of the actual drive at Lichfield

Tell me how you would check that the brakes are working before starting a journey.

Brakes should not feel spongy or slack. Brakes should be tested as you set off. Vehicle should not pull to one side.

Tell me how you make sure your head restraint is correctly adjusted so it provides the best protection in the event of a crash.

The head restraint should be adjusted so the rigid part of the head restraint is at least as high as the eye or top of the ears, and as close to the back of the head as is comfortable.

Tell me how you would check that the headlights and tail lights are working (no need to exit vehicle).

Operate switch (turn on ignition if necessary), then walk round vehicle. As this is a ‘tell me’ question, there’s no need to physically check the lights.

Tell me how you would know if there was a problem with your anti-lock braking system.

Warning light should illuminate if there is a fault with the anti-lock braking system.

 

Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield – ‘Tell me’ questions outside the car

Show Me Tell Me at Lichfield

Check all tyres especially for nails. The Driving test at Lichfield will be cancelled if the examiner sees a nail in the tyre

Tell me where you would find the information for the recommended tyre pressures for this car and how tyre pressures should be checked.

Manufacturer’s guide, use a reliable pressure gauge, check and adjust pressures when tyres are cold, don’t forget spare tyre, remember to refit valve caps.

Tell me how you would check the tyres to ensure that they have sufficient tread depth and that their general condition is safe to use on the road.

No cuts and bulges, 1.6mm of tread depth across the central ¾ of the breadth of the tyre and around the entire outer circumference.

Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield – ‘Tell me’ questions under the bonnet

Open the bonnet, identify where you would check the engine oil level and tell me how you would check that the engine has sufficient oil.

Identify dipstick / oil level indicator, describe check of oil level against the minimum and maximum markers.

Open the bonnet, identify where you would check the engine coolant level and tell me how you would check that the engine has the correct level.

Identify the high and low level markings on header tank where fitted or radiator filler cap, and describe how to top up to correct level.

Open the bonnet, identify where the brake fluid reservoir is and tell me how you would check that you have a safe level of hydraulic brake fluid.

Identify reservoir, check level against high and low markings.

Identify where the windscreen washer reservoir is and tell me how you would check the windscreen washer level.

Identify reservoir and explain how to check level.

 

Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield – ‘Tell me’ questions under the bonnet

Under the Bonnet at Lichfield

You may be asked to open the bonnet at Lichfield Test Centre. You may get help from your instructor.

Open the bonnet, identify where you would check the engine oil level and tell me how you would check that the engine has sufficient oil.

Identify dipstick / oil level indicator, describe check of oil level against the minimum and maximum markers.

Open the bonnet, identify where you would check the engine coolant level and tell me how you would check that the engine has the correct level.

Identify the high and low level markings on header tank where fitted or radiator filler cap, and describe how to top up to correct level.

Open the bonnet, identify where the brake fluid reservoir is and tell me how you would check that you have a safe level of hydraulic brake fluid.

Identify reservoir, check level against high and low markings.

Identify where the windscreen washer reservoir is and tell me how you would check the windscreen washer level.

Identify reservoir and explain how to check level.

Driving Test Routes Lichfield Staffordshire

Book Driving Test Lichfield – Driving Test Routes

Recently the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) stopped publishing the driving test routes for each test centre to prevent test candidates from practicing the routes that the examiners take you on. The Lichfield driving test routes should be used for a guide only. The driving test routes are for the discretion of the test examiner and may be subject to change.

Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield Staffordshire. Driving Test Route Lichfield Staffordshire.
Name/Number of Road. Direction.
DTC. EOR left.
Lower Sandford St. EOR right.
Walsall Rd. EOR left.
A51 (Western Bypass). Roundabout ahead 2 nd exit.
The Friary. Roundabout ahead 2 nd exit.
Birmingham Rd. T/L 1 st left.
Shortbutts Lane. T/L ahead.
Tamworth Rd. 4 th right.
Cricket Lane. Crossroads ahead.
Knowle Lane. EOR left.
Birmingham Rd (A5127). 1 st right.
Watling St. Crossroad ahead, EOR left.
A5. Roundabout left 1 st exit.
Birmingham Rd (A5127). T/L ahead, roundabout ahead 2 nd exit.
The Friary. Roundabout ahead 2 nd exit.
A51 Western By – Pass. T/L right.
Eastern Avenue. 1 st right.
Stafford Rd. Left mini roundabout.
Wheel Lane. 3 rd left.
Grange Lane. 1 st left.
Little Grange. EOR right.
Grange Lane. EOR right.
Wheel Lane. Mini roundabout left 1 st exit.
Beacon St. 4 th left.
Anson Avenue. EOR left.
Beacon St. Becomes.
Swan Rd. 1 st right.
Lower Sandford St. 1 st left.
DTC.

 

Driving Test Cancellation Lichfield Staffordshire
Short Notice Driving Test Lichfield Staffordshire. Driving Test Route Lichfield Staffordshire.
Name/Number of Road. Direction.
DTC. EOR right.
Lower Sandford St. EOR left.
Swan Rd. Becomes.
Beacon St. Mini roundabout ahead, Becomes.
Stafford Rd. EOR right.
Eastern Avenue. 1 st left.
Grange Lane. EOR right.
Tewnalls Lane. 3 rd right.
Wood End Lane. 2 nd right.
Watery Lane. EOR left.
Eastern Avenue. Roundabout right 3 rd exit.
Trent Valley Rd. 2 nd left.
Wissage Rd. EOR left.
Burton Old Rd. EOR left.
Trent Valley Rd. Roundabout ahead 2 nd exit.
Church St. 1 st left.
Rotten Row. 3 rd right.
Cherry Orchard. EOR right.
Upper St John St. T/L ahead.
St John St. Becomes.
The Friary. Roundabout right 3 rd exit.
Swan Rd. 2 nd left.
Lower Sandford St. 1 st left.
DTC.
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