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.
Source: Guardian Transport