How do you get a Kirklees taxi badge?

How do you get a Kirklees taxi badge?

How to apply. Once you have had your vehicle compliance tested, fill in the application form and email it and supporting documents to Licensing. You must email these documents to licensing@kirklees.gov.uk: The completed new vehicle application form.

How many questions are on the taxi test?

There are 60 multiple choice questions, 20 of which are based around four separate case studies.

What is the knowledge test for taxi?

You will be tested on your knowledge of the Blue Book runs (five questions) and the major landmarks (“points”) along the way (25 questions). This is a multiple choice test and the pass mark is 60%. This test must be undertaken within two years of being sent your introductory pack.

How do I renew my Kirklees taxi badge?

You must complete a driver renewal application and email it to licensing@kirklees.gov.uk, along with all required supporting documents. You can do this up to three months prior to your renewal date to ensure your application is processed on time.

How do I become a taxi driver in West Yorkshire?

To be licensed as a Private Hire or Hackney Carriage Driver you must:

  1. Hold a full DVLA driving licence for at least 3 years.
  2. Have the right to live and work in the UK.
  3. Be of good character and a ‘fit and proper person’ to hold a licence.
  4. Be medically fit which means meeting the DVLA Group 2 standards.

How do I become a taxi driver in Rochdale?

To apply for your first vehicle licence or to renew your vehicle licence:

  1. Complete the online form for either Private Hire applications or Hackney Carriage applications.
  2. We’ll contact you to arrange a time to test your vehicle.
  3. If you fail to attend your vehicle test, it will result in extra fees.

How do I become a driver for free?

make sure you’re connected to WiFi or 3g/4g and follow these steps:

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your mobile.
  2. Type ‘FREE NOW Driver’ into the search bar.
  3. Tap ‘Install’ to download the app for free.
  4. Once finished, open the app and tap ‘Register’
  5. Follow the steps to complete your registration.

How long does it take to pass a PSV test?

You must answer 85 of the 100 questions correctly in order to pass this section. The total time allotted for this section of the test is roughly one hour and 55 minutes. So make sure you are well rested and able to sit and concentrate for that of amount time.

What do I need to become a taxi driver UK?

You’ll need to:

  1. complete a driving skills assessment.
  2. have a full UK or EU driving licence, held for at least 12 months, or 3 years if working in London.
  3. pass background checks.
  4. pass a medical check.
  5. be over 18 but over 21 in some areas, including London.

How do I become a taxi driver in Leeds?

Steps to get a private hire licence

  1. Step 1 – Book Driving Exam.
  2. Step 2 – Get Medical Check.
  3. Step 3 – Complete Enhanced DBS.
  4. Step 4 – Submit Private Hire Application.
  5. Step 5 – Complete the English Comprehension, Customer Care & Local Knowledge Test.
  6. Step 6 – Collect Badge.

How much do taxi drivers make UK?

The average taxi driver in the UK earns between £20,000 to £30,000 per year. The average rate of pay per hour for a UK-based taxi driver is between £9 to £15 per hour, with rates often going into the range of £18-£25 during certain periods, such as bank holidays and Saturday evenings.