Hazard perception test

The hazard perception test measures your ability to recognise and respond to potentially dangerous situations and react appropriately.

The actual test involves showing film clips of real traffic situations that you will be asked to respond to. You will see what the driver would see. The dashboard shows you the speed at which you are travelling and if the indicators are operating. You will be given two questions to practise before the actual test starts to help you become familiar with how the test works.

Take the online practice hazard perception test

Booking a test

To book a test, call Service SA on 13 10 84. Online bookings are not available.

  • Tests can be taken at any Service SA customer service centre, except Regency Park.
  • Payment for the test must be made at the time of booking.

Booking times

Monday: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Tuesday: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Wednesday: 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

Thursday: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Friday: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Marion and Elizabeth customer service centres conduct testing until 5.00 pm Monday to Friday.

What happens next

Service SA will keep a record of your test result.


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Page last updated 28 September 2020

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Department for Infrastructure and Transport
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