Taxi Driver Test and Periodic Training

Consultation opened on 09 July 2013. Closing date 30 September 2013.


Proposals to introduce a taxi driver test for those wishing to enter the industry with periodic vocational training requirements for all drivers.


Consultation description

This consultation document seeks views on proposals made by the Department of the Environment (DOE) Road Safety and Vehicle Regulation Division (RSVRD) on the introduction of a taxi driver test and periodic training requirements

Now that the Taxis Act has been introduced, the Department is re-consulting on the detail of the proposals to introduce a Taxi Driver test in Northern Ireland, and to require all taxi drivers to undertake regular periodic training prior to renewing their taxi driver licence.

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