At the end of the taxi test / assessment you will be asked some questions.
You will be asked six road traffic signs
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You will be asked 3 highway code questions
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You will be asked 2 Cabology questions - questions about being a taxi driver.
Taxi test cabology questions
Q1: As a licensed taxi driver, what must you wear and clearly display with you at all times?
Q2: If you found an item of lost property left in your taxicab, what would you do with it?
Q3: What is the minimum legal requirement of a tyre tread depth?
Q4: If the tyre pressures of the vehicle you are driving are 35psi at the front and 40psi at the rear, what would you consider the correct pressure for the spare to be?
Q5: As a Private Hire taxi driver, what is your main responsibility?
Q6: How would you show consideration for passengers alighting from your vehicle?
Taxi test cabology answers
Q1 A: The taxi driver’s badge.
Q2 A: Either hand it into a police station or local licensing office within 24 hours, depending on local regulations.
Q3 A: 1.6mm across 75% of the width of the tyre and around the entire circumference of the tyre.
Q4 A: 40psi, because it would be easier to deflate than inflate a tyre at the roadside.
Q5 A: The safety and comfort of your passengers.
Q6 A: Stop close to the kerb and avoid proximity to obstructions (street furniture, trees etc).