Hazard Perception Test simulator

Once a minimum of six calendar months has lapsed since you were issued with your Learner's permit and you have reached the minimum age of 16 years and six months, you can sit your Hazard Perception Test (HPT).

You must pass the HPT before you can attempt a Practical Driving Assessment (PDA).

Test your skills with our online simulator.

  Hazard Perception Test (HPT) simulator (online)

Taking this sample test will give you a taste of the skills you need before taking the real Hazard Perception Test (HPT).

There are four situations in this simulation:

  1. You have stopped at an intersection. You want to turn right.
  2. You are approaching an intersection. You might need to slow down.
  3. You are driving on a country road. You may overtake if it is safe and legal.
  4. You are driving straight ahead. You might need to slow down.Overtake other road users safely.
With iOS 9 and below if there are no action buttons you may have to press the movie 'pause' button to respond
You have stopped at an intersection.
You want to turn right.
Press the 'Play' button to commence the test.
Press the 'Turn right' button when you feel it is safe to do so.
 

You are approaching an intersection.
You might need to slow down.
Press the 'Play' button to commence the test.
Press the 'Slow down' button when you feel it is correct to do so.
 

You are driving on a country road.
You may overtake if it is safe and legal.
Press the 'Play' button to commence the test.
Press the 'Take action' button when you feel it is safe to do so.
 

You are driving straight ahead.
You might need to slow down.
Press the 'Play' button to commence the test.
Press the 'Slow down' button when you feel it is correct to do so.

  Holders of a moped R-N class licence

You are not required to sit the Hazard Perception Test in order to obtain a moped R-N class licence.

However, you will need to sit the Hazard Perception Test, and complete all of the necessary steps, if you apply for a licence to drive another vehicle class.

 

Page last updated: Thu Oct 19 2017 7:59:51 AM