TfL to make English test compulsory for private cab drivers

TfL to make English test compulsory for private cab drivers

Uber fails to obtain concessions as Transport for London introduces written exams from 1 April 2017

All aspiring private hire taxi drivers in London will have to pass a two-hour written English exam, including those for whom it is their first language, the capital’s public transport authority has confirmed.

Transport for London (TfL) has fought a legal battle with taxi-hailing app Uber over plans to introduce written tests for anyone seeking a private hire licence.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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