Driver Risk Profiler


Driver Risk Profiler Exercise

Our driver risk profiler e-learning programme is specially designed to assess the ability to identify and minimise driving hazards. It uses real world scenarios to show drivers what they need to be on the alert for on the road.

It specifically targets known and common hazards, preparing drivers for those split-second decisions that can make all of the difference.

The content is approved by Nottingham Trent University.

Driving Courses & Training by Human Focus

Human Focus is currently offering the following courses under the driving for work toolkit:

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Work-Related Vehicle Accidents - Background Statistics

There were 1,752 fatalities and 25,945 serious injuries due to road accidents in 2019, according to the Department of Transport.

The latest statistics for occupational drivers reveal that over 72,000 work-related road accidents occurred in the UK in 2015/16, according to the Labour Force Survey.

Legal Responsibilities

Employers are required to assess any potential hazards that their employees may encounter at work and put in place controls to reduce the risk of that hazard harming the employee to an acceptable level, under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. Moreover, if an employee’s work tasks involve driving, this means all of the potential hazards of operating a vehicle on the road must be assessed and controlled.

Objectives of Driver Risk Assessment Exercise

  • Assess the trainee’s driving ability
  • Creates awareness of driving hazards
  • Increase trainee driving perception
  • Minimise the chance of road accidents


This driver risk profiler exercise requires:

  • Basic driving knowledge
  • No prior certification requirement

Driver Risk Profiler Course Content

The driver risk profiler assessment consists of the following two sections.

Section 1 – Hazard Comprehension & Projection

The first section consists of 10 short videos of driving scenes that highlight potentially hazardous situations. After each video, the trainee’s understanding and hazard perception are tested based on the video’s content.

Section 2 – Hazard Perception

The second section contains 10 still images of driving scenes. These images appear in a split second. After each image is shown, the trainee will be asked a question related to it.

Who is this Driver Risk Profiling and Assessment Exercise for?

This online driver hazard awareness exercise is designed for organisations and people who:

  • Employ drivers
  • Drive as a part of his/her job
  • Drive to and from the workplace

Learning Outcomes of Online Driver Risk Profiling Exercise

  • Helps in identifying various driving related hazards
  • Helps trainees to improve their driving skills and behaviour

Benefits of Driver Risk Profiler Exercise

Employer benefits

  • Helps minimise the risks of work-related road accidents
  • Demonstrates compliance with relevant legislation
  • Useful induction tool to ensure employees fit the required driving profile
  • The Human Focus learning management system (LMS) tracks and records employee progress

Employee benefits

  • Increased road awareness
  • Improves trainee’s ability to spot hazards
  • Course content is available anywhere and anytime
  • Driver hazard awareness report provided to highlight trainee skills

Course Format of Online Driver Risk Assessment Exercise

Format: Online assessment made up of high-quality videos and images that can be completed on any device.

Estimated training time: 15+ minutes

Frequently Asked Questions

What does driver risk profile exercise cover?

This exercise comprises of two sections, comprising videos and images. In each section, trainees are asked a question that helps in assessing their driving ability.

How much time does this driver profiling exercise take?

This online risk profiler exercise comprises of only 15 minutes or so.

Does the driver profiler exercise provide user controls over the videos?

No, once started, the video plays and finishes on its own. The questions will appear after the video ends.

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