Welcome to our Hazard Perception Test FAQ page which contains some of the most frequently asked questions by learner car drivers and motorcyclists.
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Do I have to sit the Hazard Perception Test at the same time as the Theory Test?
If you are a learner car driver or a learner motorcyclist you will need to sit both the multiple-choice part of the Theory Test followed by the Hazard Perception Test on the same day. You will need to pass both parts in order to receive your Theory Test certificate.
Can I take my theory and Hazard Perception Test before I start learning to drive?
Yes, as long as you have obtained your UK provisional driving licence you can take your theory and hazard test before you start your driving lessons.
Do I have to click directly on the hazard?
No, you do not have to click on the hazard. Simply click the mouse button anywhere on the screen and you will see a small red flag appear at the bottom of the screen.
How much will the Theory Test cost?
The current fee for the multiple-choice part of the Theory Test AND the Hazard Perception Test 2022 for learner car drivers and motorcyclists is £23.00
How many video clips are in the test?
For learner car drivers and motorcyclists there are currently 14 video clips you have to click on.
How many hazards will I be scored on?
There are 15 scorable hazards for learner car drivers and motorcyclists.
What are the maximum points you can score for each clip?
The maximum points you can score for each hazard in the learner car driver and motorcycle test is 5 points. However, please be aware that there is one clip in the test that will contain 2 hazards, so your total score for this clip will be 10 points.
What is the pass mark?
The current pass mark for learner car drivers and motorcyclists is 44 out of 75.
How can I avoid being accused of cheating?
The test has a built-in cheat detection system, so you must be aware that you’re not clicking too often.
There is a fine line between clicking enough times to be sure that you score the maximum points and clicking so often that the test software considers you to be cheating.
Costing only £4.99, you’ll be able to master the test using our 85 fully interactive clips (including the 34 licensed DVSA CGI clips with cheat detection software), in addition to everything you could ever need to pass the complete Driving Theory Test 2021.