Castletown School of Motoring Instruction,Safety Lesson 1: CAR CONTROLS & SAFETY CHECK


How should you prepare for your lesson 1 (1st EDT)

To get the most of this lesson, you should familiarise yourself with:

  • The rules of the road
  • The vehicle that you will be taking the lesson in.
  • The information on your safety check(the RSA recommend 3 lessons with an Approved Driver Instructor, ADI, sponsor or both)

An ADI will introduce you to the primary vehicle controls as such as:

Steering wheel, brakes, clutch (where fitted), gears & hand break. You should also to have knowledge of the secondary control as such as: Indicator, windscreen wipers & washer, front & rear demister, horn, lights reflector, hazard light, parking light, deem head light, full head light & fog light. You should also insure than your car is roadworthy (insurance, road tax, NCT if applicable & technical part of vehicle)

At the end of your 1st EDT you should be familiar with primary & second above.

The RSA recommend to practice 3 hours before your next EDT (lesson 2) with an ADI or your sponsor.

If you need more help on EDT you can email me for further details on

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Castletown School of Motoring

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