STAGE 2: PASSING YOUR THEORY & HAZARD PERCEPTION TEST
You will need to PASS your Theory and Hazard Perception Test at the same time, before you can apply for your Practical Test. You will need a valid provisional driving licence to take your theory test and you can book your theory and hazard perception tests online.
The theory test is a 50-question multiple-choice test. To pass you must answer 43 or more questions correctly within 57 minutes. Questions are chosen at random from a bank of over 1,000 questions, and you answer by touching the screen.
During the test you have the option to skip questions and return to them later. It is essential that you learn the Highway Code before attending any test.
There are lots of helpful books and DVDs around and even Apps that you can download. I will be able to give you advice about what you will need.
Hazard Perception Test
Immediately after your Theory Test, you'll watch a series of 14 one minute video clips, each showing potential hazards involving road conditions, pedestrians or road users.
There are 15 hazards to identify and you can score up to 5 points on each one, depending on how quickly you identify them. You need to score 44 out of 75 to pass - don’t worry it is not as tough as it sounds!
I will, as part of your training, help you prepare for the Theory and Hazard Perception Tests.