To obtain a driving licence you will need to pass 2 tests : The theory and hazard perception test and the practical test.
The theory test was introduced to test your knowledge of the rules of the road, and the hazard perception test which follows your driving awareness skills. The theory test comprises of 50 multiple question with between 4 and 6 possible answers. To pass this section you need to get at least 43 correct out of 50 questions.
The hazard perception element comprises of 14 video clips, each clip is 60 seconds long. During these clips, you will see a normal road situation in which a hazardous event will happen and you need spot it nice and early and click the mouse. This part of the test is designed to test your ability to react quickly to hazards, the earlier the hazard is identified the more marks you will score. You need at least 44 points out of 75 to pass
You must pass both parts of the test in order to pass your theory test.
To book a theory test contact DVSA on 03002001122 or visit www.gov.uk/book-theory-test
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