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Those mirror checks

It may be one of the first things you learn, but lack of observation and missing an essential mirror check is one of the main causes for minor faults during the practical test. While examiners are trained to look out for you checking your mirrors, sometimes being a bit over the top in your mirror checking won’t do any harm. Move your head when checking your mirrors and your examiner is less likely to give you a minor fault than if you give the mirror just a cursory glance. You could even get into the practice of saying ‘mirrors’ quietly out loud every time you check to make sure your examiner knows you are doing it. It’s all about demonstrating that you are observing the situation properly, and acting on the information received