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Show me tell me questions and answers

 Show me tell me


This video goes through all of the questions and answers for my car


The examiner will ask you 2 questions relating to vehicle safety. One will be to show them something and the other to tell them something.

If you get either or both questions wrong you usually just get 1 minor fault but it is possible to fail the test on this section if you lose control of the car.

Do not turn the car on unless the examiner is sitting in the passenger seat. Turning the engine on while you are alone in the car counts as driving without a licence.

Many cars now have a diagnostic system which shows you any problems with the vehicle on the dashboard. You are not allowed to just say that the car would just tell you of any problems because the system may be faulty where as a manual check is more reliable. The only exception to this is the question about testing your ABS as it’s safer to see if the light is on than put yourself into a skid to find out.


New show me questions from 4th December 2017

From 4th December 2017 you’ll be asked to do the show me question while driving. There are some new questions but they’re very simple and are things you will have already done on lessons such as opening a window.

The video below goes over the new questions and answers.


The questions


Read the show me/tell me questions and answers used until 3rd December 2017

Read the show me/tell me questions and answers used from 4th December 2017


Under the Bonnet

Showing under the bonnet of a Ford Fiesta for the show me tell me element of the driving test

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