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B11 - How To Check Your Headlights

Tell me how you would check that the headlights and tail lights are working. (No need to exit vehicle)

DSA Answer

Explanation: Operate switch (turn on ignition if necessary), then walk round vehicle. (As this is a "Tell Me" question, there is no need to physically check the lights.)

Our Guide To The Driving Test

Explain to the examiner that you would:

  1. Power the car up.

  2. Turn the lights to dipped

  3. Get out of the car and check that both the headlights and the tail lights are working.

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