the UK Driving Theory Test
and Hazard Perception comes first You 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. Once you’ve got
that, you can book your theory and hazard perception tests
online with the DSA on the DirectGov website.
the Theory Test Works
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. Learn to drive with us and you’ll get
access to our free online theory test practice. How the Hazard
Perception Test Works 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
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. Test Fees The
combined theory and hazard perception test currently costs
£31 OK – let’s move on to the practical test »