2.4 Using controls and instruments

What this skill covers

Using controls and instruments effectively. Knowing what happens if they’re not used properly.

What your pupil must know and understand

Your pupil must know and understand how and when to use the:

  • accelerator, clutch and footbrake

  • parking brake, steering wheel, horn, indicators and gears

  • warning lights and speedometer

  • windscreen wipers

  • hazard, reversing, side, fog and headlights

  • demister and heated windows

You must explain to your pupil how these may vary between manufacturers.