Reading Assessment

Reading Assessment

Please read the following in preparation for your assessment:

It is essential for public safety that all licensed private hire drivers are able to communicate in English at an appropriate level. Drivers need to be able to communicate with passengers to discuss a route or fare, as well as read, understand and respond to important regulatory, safety and travel information sent by TfL.

Since 14 October 2016, all applicants for a private hire driver’s licence have been required to be able to communicate in English to a B1 standard.