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1.3 Checking the car

What this skill covers

Being able to adjust driving equipment in the right order so that they’re in the best position for driving. Getting in and out of the car safely.

What your pupil must know and understand

Your pupil must know and understand how to check and adjust (if applicable) the:

  • doors are closed and parking brake on

  • seat and headrest position, including how to adjust and lock firmly

  • steering wheel

  • seat belt

  • mirrors, including anti-dazzle

  • gears and parking brake

  • fuel

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