Pre-Drive Check

Before starting the Drive Test the LTO will ask the applicant to perform following pre-drive safety check:

  • turn indicators (identify & operate)
  • brake lights (identify & operate)
  • horn (identify & operate)
  • headlights - high and low beam (identify & operate)
  • hazard lights (identify & operate)
  • windscreen washer and wipers (identify & operate)
  • handbrake (identify only)
  • windscreen demister (identify only)
  • rear window demister (identify only)
  • start the engine (operate)

If the applicant fails to satisfy the vehicle control requirements listed above the applicant is not permitted to undertake the Drive Test.