Time To Stop Being Distracted When Driving
In the UK, it is mandatory to sit (and pass) a Driving Theory Test before taking the practical exam. The current test is comprised of two sections. The first is a multiple choice based on road safety and regulation knowledge. The second part is a Hazard Perception test. This is a computer driving simulation comprising a series of scenarios where you have to observe and identify potential road hazards.
The simulation has the examinee observe a screen where they are ‘virtually’ driven along photo-realistic CGI country roads, built up areas and motorways. They are tested upon their recognition and reaction to any developing hazards. This could be a number of situations…