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Earlier Driving Test Dates at Lower Gornal

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

Short Notice Driving Test Lower Gornal 

If so, we can help. We can book you a Short Notice Driving test at Lower Gornal within a week or two. We specialise in booked cancelled driving test for learner drivers who need them

Lower Gornal Driving Test Centre is situated on the outskirts of the city of Birmingham. It will involve many diverse roads. Urban driving is to include roundabouts, junctions and cross roads. As the Lower Gornal Driving Test Centre is located on the outskirts, country lanes are likely during the test. These road types tend to be hazardous due to highers speeds and sharp bends in the road.

Lower Gornal Practical Driving Test Centre Address
19 – 21 Lake Street
Lower Gornal
Near Dudley
Staffordshire
DY3 2AU

Test Centre Details:  Disability access ramp available into driving test centre. Male and female toilets available. Car parking facilities available. No car parking facilities at test centre – Candidate car park situated in Turner Street just opposite the test centre.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car, Taxi

Short Notice Driving Test Lower Gornal – 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 Lower Gornal ‘Show me’ questions inside the car

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The show me tell me questions are asked at the beginning of the driving test a Lower Gornal

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 Lower Gornal – ‘Tell me’ questions inside the car

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

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 Lower Gornal – ‘Tell me’ questions outside the car

Show Me Tell Me at Lower Gornal Staffordshire

Check all tyres especially for nails. The Driving test at Lower Gornal 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 Lower Gornal – ‘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 Lower Gornal – ‘Tell me’ questions under the bonnet

Under the Bonnet at Lower Gornal Staffordshire

You may be asked to open the bonnet at Lower Gornal 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 Lower Gornal Staffordshire

Book Driving Test Lower Gornal – 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 Lower Gornal 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 Lower Gornal Staffordshire. Driving Test Route Lower Gornal Staffordshire.
Name/Number of Road. Direction.
DTC. EOR right.
Lake St. 3 rd right.
Humphrey St. EOR left.
Temple St / Abbey Rd. 2 nd left.
Bull St. T/L right.
Himley Rd. Left.
Brookbank Rd. EOR right.
Guys Lane. EOR left.
Himley Rd / Dudley Rd. T/L right.
Stourbridge Rd. Roundabout right.
Wodehouse Lane / Gospel End. Right.
Cotwall End Rd. Left.
Catholic Lane. Right.
Moden Hill. Right.
Vale St. Right.
Duke St. EOR right.
Thornleigh. EOR right.
Kennedy Crescent. Crossroads ahead.
Wood Rd. 4 th left.
Bird St. EOR left.
Brook St. EOR left.
Summer Lane. Roundabout right.
Lake St. Right.
DTC.
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Driving Test Route Number 2. Lower Gornal Driving Test Centre.
Name/Number of Road. Direction.
DTC. EOR right.
Lake St. 3 rd right.
Humphrey St. EOR left.
Temple St / Abbey Rd / Straits. 4 th right.
Cotwall End Rd. 2 nd left.
Longfellow Rd. EOR right.
Sandyfields Rd / Cotwall End. Left.
Brownswall Rd. EOR right.
Southern Down Rd. EOR left.
Gospel End Rd / Wodehouse. Roundabout left.
Stourbridge Rd. T/L left.
Dudley Rd / Himley Rd. 4 th left.
Redhall Rd. EOR right.
Temple St. Roundabout right.
Lake St. Right.
DTC.
Cancellation Driving Tests Lower Gornal Staffordshire

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