How to start
If you haven't already done so the first step is to contact your local Licensing authority. They will provide you with information regarding their requirements for getting a licence.
While all authorities requirements vary there are 4 main requirements.
Other requirements may include Theory tests, Local knowledge tests and references
Book a Driving Assessment - Contact us now, we will assess you, give you advice and skills to go and practice to start your journey towards the test.
Please note: Some local authorities offer contact details for local "Taxi Trainers". These are often local ADI's and not Taxi Trained. Please check before investing your money!
Downloads which may be helpful to your application:
Cabology Questions - Click Here
DSA Taxi Test Information and Guidance - Click Here
Any questions in the mean time? Get in touch with our FAQ page!
As an experienced driver you already have the skills and abilities required to pass. However, every experienced driver has bad habits which would count against them on the test. With only 9 driver faults ("Minor faults") allowed you cannot afford to let these affect your chances of success. Our main aims - To work with you. To give you justification rather than instruction. To point out possibilities which may not have occurred to you. To ensure you have the information required to operate as a Taxi Driver. And to get you through the test!
DSA Taxi Test details are available Here
How long has it been since you took a driving test? - We will ensure that your driving meets modern day requirements and recognised methods. We will make sure you are prepared for the day of the test, which can be taken in our car if you wish (If so, please ensure you contact us before booking to check that we are available at the necessary time. Test day charges can be detailed on request). When did you last read the Highway code? (53% of company car drivers haven't looked at it since their driving test!) Every driver should have one - and for the test it is a necessity! & is now available online Here or on the iStore as an app.
When you are learning with CB's you will know that your instructor is kept fully up to date and informed about all you need to know to complete your taxi test . We know that you need efficient, concise training to identify your individual needs. In addition to your training we offer on-going advice and guidance should you require it. This verbal and written support part of our continuous support package and comes at no extra charge. We are working towards a network of local Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers with whom to share information, industry updates, and business opportunities.
Taxi Training and The Test
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