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Earlier Driving Test Dates at Trowbridge

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

Book Short Notice Driving Test Trowbridge 

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

The practical driving test from Trowbridge Driving Test Centre starts from a residential area. Even though the area is quite extra care needs to be taken due to parked cars and on coming vehicles. There are also some blind corners so creep and peep is important.

The Community hall offers parking bays where the bay parking manoeuvre may be requested. The driving examiner can also take you onto busy roads such as the A361 and some large roundabouts.

If your Theory Certificate is expiring and you are unable to book your test, we can book the Practical Driving Test for you to an earlier date.

Trowbridge Practical Driving Test Centre Address
Longfield Community Centre
Weavers Drive
Trowbridge
Wiltshire
BA14 7DZ

Test Centre Details:  Male and female toilets available. Car parking facilities available.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car

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

Short Notice Driving test Trowbridge Wiltshire Show Me Tell Me

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

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 Trowbridge – ‘Tell me’ questions inside the car

Short Notice Driving Test Trowbridge Wiltshire

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

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 Trowbridge – ‘Tell me’ questions outside the car

Show me tell me questions at Trowbridge Wiltshire Driving Test Centre

You will be ask 2 show tell me questions on your driving test at Trowbridge Driving Test Centre

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 Trowbridge – ‘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 Trowbridge – ‘Tell me’ questions under the bonnet

Opening bonnet at Trowbridge Wiltshire Driving Test Centre

You may be asked to open the bonnet at Trowbridge Driving 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 Trowbridge Wiltshire

Book Driving Test Trowbridge- 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 Trowbridge 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 Route Trowbridge Wiltshire. Driving Test Route Trowbridge Wiltshire.
Name/ Number of Road. Direction.
DTC. EOR right.
Service Rd. EOR left.
Wiltshire Drive. Mini roundabout right.
Bradley Rd. Mini roundabout 2 nd exit, right.
Holbrook Lane. Left.
The Croft. Left, EOR left.
Holbrook Lane. EOR left.
Wilton Rd. Left.
Pembroke Close. Left.
Wilton Rd. EOR right.
Southview Rd. EOR left.
Drynham Rd / Dursley Rd. EOR left.
County Way. Roundabout right.
Bradley Rd. Mini roundabout right.
Frome Rd. Mini roundabout right.
Mortimer St. Roundabout left.
Bythesea Rd. 2 x mini roundabouts ahead, mini roundabout right.
Stallard St / Hill St / Shails Lane / Seymour Rd. Right.
Palmer Rd. Left, EOR right.
Islington. 2 nd left.
Delamere Rd. EOR left.
St Thomas Rd. 2 nd right.
Stancomb Ave.. EOR left.
Hilperton Rd. Roundabout 2 nd exit.
Hilperton Drive. Roundabout 2 nd exit, roundabout 3 rd exit.
Ashton Rd. T/L right.
West Ashton Rd. T/L ahead.
Westbury Rd. 2 x roundabouts 3 rd exit.
White Horse Park. Roundabout 2 nd exit, EOR roundabout 2 nd exit.
Bradley Rd. Roundabout right.
Wiltshire Drive. Right.
Service Rd. Left.
DTC.
Route Number 2
Name/ Number of Road Direction
DTC

 

 

Driving Test Cancellation Trowbridge Wiltshire
Short Notice Driving Test Route Trowbridge Wiltshire. Short Notice Driving Test Route Trowbridge Wiltshire.
Name/ Number of Road. Direction.
DTC. EOR right.
Service Rd. EOR left.
Wiltshire Drive. Mini roundabout right.
Bradley Rd. Mini roundabout ahead, mini roundabout left.
College Rd. EOR T/L right.
Frome Rdd. Mini roundabout left.
Manor Rd. 2 nd right.
Westfield Rd. EOR left.
Lambrok Rd. Right, EOR left
Wingfield Rd. T/L right.
Bradford Rd. Right.
Westwood Rd. Right.
Chilmark Rd. 2 nd left.
Sherbourne Rd. EOR left.
Brook Rd. Roundabout EOR right.
Bradford Rd. Left.
Stallard St. Roundabout right.
Bythesea Rd. Roundabout right, mini roundabout ahead.
Longfield Roundabout. Roundabout 4 th exit.
County Way. Roundabout left.
Bradley Rd. 2 x mini roundabouts ahead, mini roundabout left.
Wiltshire Drive. Right.
Service Rd. Left.
DTC.
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