||The Hazard Perception Test
@ Warrington Driving School
The worlds first test to use film footage to assess a driver's ability
to identify potential road dangers. The new hazard perception test will
form part of the current screen based theory test. A failure to pass
either the existing multiple choice section or the hazard perception
test will result in failure of the whole test. The hazard perception
test comprises of a selection of film clips, showing real road scenes
and potential hazards. People sitting the test will be assessed on how
soon they spot the dangers. Each candidate will be tested on 14 film
clips chosen at random from a bank of 200.
will show a road scene and the candidate must click a mouse
button when they see a developing hazard. As each film clip may contain
more than one hazard it is important for the candidate to keep
concentrating till the end of the clip.
has a maximum score of 5 marks, out of the 14 video clips
there will be 15 hazards to give a maximum score of 75 marks. The pass
marks will be phased in starting at 38 for car, moped and motorcycle
tests, rising to 44 by September 2003.
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