13. Driving Hazards: Perception & Negotiation
In 2002 the DVLA (now DVSA) introduced the Hazard Perception Test as part of the Learner Drivers Theory Test in the UK.
This brief series of blog posts will explore how competent drivers perceive and negotiate hazards in daily ‘real life’ situations. It is our hope that new drivers will find some practical benefit from these posts and so contribute to make driving in High Wycombe ever safer.
The simplest way to think of a driving hazard is anything or situation which could cause you to change speed or direction. Look out for the next post in this series for tips on identifying and safely negotiating driving hazards…