This fifteen minute written exercise is designed to test your
- numeracy and customer care skills
- geographical knowledge/ knowledge of the local area
- your understanding of taxi rules and conditions.
The applicant must complete the test without any help. Only you and the Licence Officer will be present when you do the test.
Knowledge and understanding
The test is a written test.
The test will prove your knowledge and understanding of driving theory, the Highway Code, best driving practice and issues relating to the taxi industry
If you fail then a ‘Re-Test’ may be requested at an additional cost of £9.50.
There needs to be a minimum 24 hours between failing the initial ‘Taxi Knowledge Test’ and the ‘Re-Test’.
Your complete application will be processed once you have successfully completed the 'taxi knowledge test'