TESTERS TERMINOLOGY

"at the next junction turn right"

 

"please start up the engine, now before you move off, I want you to show me how you would operate some of the controls"

 

"thank you, now, would you please ensure that the seat, seat-belt, head restraint and mirrors are properly adjusted and that your door is properly closed"

 

"now, you should drive in your normal manner. I will tell you in good time when to turn left or right, otherwise you follow the course of the road. If you have any doubts about my directions ask me to repeat or clarify them, you may start when you are ready" 

Turnabout Manoeuvre

"I would like you to turn your car around on the road to face the opposite way. You may go over and back more than once if necessary. You may start when you are ready. On completion, tell the applicant to pull in and stop, or to drive on, as necessary.

Reverse Manoeuvre 

The tester should where possible stop the applicant before the junction and should say - "This road on the left is the one I want you to reverse your vehicle into. Will you drive past it and stop on the left, And I will give you your further directions".

"Reverse into this road on the left. You should continue reversing, while it is safe to do so, keeping reasonably close to the left. I'll tell you when you have gone back far enough; you may start when you are ready".

 

Hill Start. Tell the applicant - "I want you to pull in and stop on the left/hill".

 

Parking. Coming towards the end of the test say to the applicant - "We're now coming towards the end of your test, please find a suitable place and park".

 

End of the test. "We'll now return to the office and I'll give you the result of the test.Thank You". 

Hand Signals

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