2.2 Using mirrors

What this skill covers

Using interior, exterior, flat, concave and convex mirrors. What area each mirror covers and where blinds spots are.

What your pupil must know and understand

Your pupil must know and understand:

  • why they need to use mirrors

  • when they need to use mirrors

  • how to act on what they see

  • how to carry out all-round visual checks, including blind spots, to make sure it’s safe to move off

  • that they need to check car mirrors often and why it’s important that they do