13% Fail ‘Show Me, Tell Me’ Questions
Recent statistics released by Comma Oil show that 13% of candidates taking their practical driving test fail the vehicle safety checks element.
The ‘show me, tell me’ questions were added to the practical driving test in 2003 and ask candidates to show or tell the examiner how to carry out basic maintenance checks such as checking the headlights and tail lights are working.
Statistics show that the number of driving test candidates failing the vehicle safety checks element has increased from 9.89% in January 2008, to 12.85% in March 2009.The figure peaked in July 2008 at 13.71%, with 21,814 incorrect responses.
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