6.1 Driving in the dark

What this skill covers

Driving in the dark on urban and rural roads, single and dual carriageways.

What your pupil must know and understand

Your pupil must know and understand:

  • how to drive at an appropriate speed

  • the impact that darkness has on their visibility

  • how to use their lights (including hazard lights) and horn

  • how to deal with the dazzle from the lights of other vehicles

  • how to park safely