Before you get into the driving seat, you should make sure your wearing suitable shoes. Ideally a shoe that has a low heel and sole is best for driving.
What’s meant by the term Cockpit checks? We explain below.
When you first get into the driving seat, you should identify all the controls on the car, and understand what they do. You should not drive the car until you do for safety reasons – for example, you don’t want to be looking for the windscreen wipers while your driving, if it starts to rain.
Before you start the engine, there are a number of checks you need to make. They are: