CAR KNOWLEDGE VIDEOS

Videos to help you improve your car knowledge.

As part of the UK Driving Test the examiner will ask 2 questions about the car being used.  At the start of the test, before the driving starts there will be one 'tell me' question. You don't have to actually demonstrate anything - just describe how you'd carry out a safety task. Later on, while you're driving the car the examiner will ask a 'show me' question. This video covers all 21 'Show Me, Tell Me' questions used.

Learning to drive is a big milestone in your life and you want to make sure that you choose the right type of car to learn in. Traditionally manual transmission cars have been the most popular choice - but with the introduction of hybrid and electric vehicles, automatic cars are becoming more popular. This video will help you understand the differences between learning to drive in cars with automatic and manual gearboxes, so you can decide which is best for you.

There are many different lights on a car, and they all serve different purposes. Some lights are to help us see ahead, some are there to help others see us, and some are there to help us communicate. In this video we will show how we use our car's lights effectively to stay as safe as possible, without causing any unecessary confusion or danger.

Cruise control was originally only found on high-end luxury cars, but now even the smallest cars often have it fitted as standard. If you have never used cruise control before then the controls might look confusing, but once mastered it is a useful system that will allow us to stay relaxed when driving long distances. In this video we will show how and when to use cruise control, so you can take advantage of this useful system.

A thick frost in the morning can look pretty, but it's a pain to deal with before driving to work. It is illegal to drive a car without a clear view through every window, so this video shows a quick and easy de-icing method, so you can get away as soon as possible.

A satellite navigation system can help you plan your route and drive to your destination easily. However, if used incorrecly the Sat-Nav could become a distraction and increase the risk of an accident. This video can help you enjoy the benefits of a Sat-Nav whilst staying safe.

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