Taxi Test

A Taxi test is the inspection to assess the fitness off a vehicle to be used as a Hackney Carriage/ Private Hire vehicle. If you pass the inspection you will receive a vehicle test certificate.

What do we test for ?

We test the General condition of the vehicle and the general safety. For example:

  • Check the number of seats match the number of passengers shown on licence
  • Sufficient means for communicating with the driver.

Once we have completed the general stage we move to the more thorough inspection of the vehicle which includes:

  • Seats.
  • Steering.
  • Suspension.
  • Brakes.
  • Transmission.
  • Other Under Bonnet.
  • Vehicle Emissions Check.
  • Wheels and Tyres.
  • Chassis/ Sub-Frame.
  • Body Exterior.
  • Body Interior.
  • Dashboard.
  • Other such as Lights and Horn.