Taxi Assessments

By DVSA and Fleet Assessors
Helping To Reduce Risk
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Do You Want To Be A Taxi Driver?

Anyone wanting to be a taxi driver in Reading, Oxford and Aylesbury will need to have a taxi driver assessment, without it, you do not have a job. Worse still, if you are found to be operating a taxi service and working as a taxi driver without the assessment you may become barred. The taxi driver assessment is that import.

Many people fear to take the taxi driving assessment, usually because they have not been good at taking tests before, or perhaps English has not been their first language. Here at Mann Fleet Solutions we also offer a course of lessons do you can learn how to become a taxi driver.

Pick up the phone and give our team a call.


Taxi Assessment prices

Book your Taxi Assessment 07921777667
We come to you.

Our Prices

Standard Assessment: £77 (7 Days a week)Driving Assessment ONLY (Standard Car)

Enhanced Assessment: £92 (7 Days a week)
Driving Assessment AND Wheelchair Assessment (Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle)

Wheelchair Assessments: £26 (7 days a week)
Wheelchair Assessment ONLY (Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle)

Your booking will be confirmed immediately by email or text following your phone call to us.

Most local authorities require that you pass a driving assessment to work as a taxi or private hire driver. We offer a 7 days a week driving assessment for the standard or enhanced test (Wheelchair), we are just a phone call away.

Your Options

There are 3 assessments:

1. Standard Taxi Assessment
2. Enhanced Assessment - Wheelchair
3. Wheelchair Upgrade.

The driving Assessment

This involves an eyesight test. Be able to read a number plate from 20 metres away.
During your Assessment the assessor will ask you to carry out the below:

-Carry out a manoeuvre where you will turn around safely
-Stop at the side of the road as though dropping off or picking up
-Drive around 10 minutes without being given step by step directions
-Some questions from the Highway Code and related questions

Wheelchair Exercise

If you would like to take the enhanced assessment you will be assessed on the wheelchair exercise. You must bring a wheelchair accessible vehicle, however, we have got plenty of contacts and you can hire a vehicle from them. During the assessment you will need to show that you can complete the following:

-Safely load & unload the wheelchair in & out of the vehicle
-Secure the wheelchair using brakes and release it & fasten safety belts or harness
-Fasten the seat belts or any safety harness & secure all belts and clamps fitted to the vehicle

The vehicle you can use for the test must be:

-Insured for the purpose of the test
-MOT, taxed and roadworthy
-All tyres legal
-Head restraint and seatbelt for assessor

Documents to bring with you:

-Your driving Licence
If it's the old style, your passport

Passing the Assessment:

When you have passed, you will receive a certificate on the day. This must be sent electronically to the council.

Failing the Assessment:

If you are unsuccessful, the assessor will give you a full debrief and explain what you need to do next time to improve. We call it an action plan and the assessor will ensure you fully understand what is required to improve.

Appealing your Assessment:

If you wish to appeal the assessment, please contact the email below within 7 days and your appeal will be considered.

Local Authority:

Any local authority that requires taxi testing please contact us. We can carry out tests nationwide.