Taxi Driver Medicals -taxi driver talking to customer

Taxi Driver Medicals

Made Easy

100 Companies to inspire Britain 2019
100 Companies to inspire Britain 2018
100 Companies to inspire Britain 2017

Taxi driver medicals are mandatory and all professional drivers must have medicals throughout their careers.

Taxi driver medicals need to be carried out by a GP in accordance with your local authority and not through the DVLA as with most other driver medicals.

Why a Taxi Driver Medical?

Medical standards matter and we judge an individual’s fitness for operating a vehicle on a case-by-case basis. We match the requirements of the driving task with the fitness and abilities of the driver.

The standards that you may require for you and/or your Taxi drivers may vary, so we’ll establish and agree this with you and perform assessments of fitness according to these levels and at the necessary frequency.

We can advise and make recommendations on a programme of Taxi Driver Medicals in line with Health & Safety Executive and DVLA guidelines, for example after an absence of more than one month or after a shorter absence if it is likely that the illness has affected the worker’s fitness to operate workplace transport.

Hero Graphic

Find out more about our Taxi Driver Medicals

    Benefits

    The benefits of our Taxi Driver Medicals are proven:

    • Reduced risk of workplace accidents
    • Positive confirmation of fitness to drive a taxi
    • Clarity on an employee’s fitness to return to work and operate workplace transport
    • Certainty in management decisions about any conditions which may affect workplace transport operators, including their ongoing abilities
    • Information about the potential influence of medicines prescribed or bought over-the-counter by individual workers which may temporarily affect a worker’s fitness to operate workplace transport

    In addition to our Taxi Driver Medicals, we also offer the following Driver Medical services:

    • FLT
    • HGV
    • LGV
    • PCV
    • Taxi Driver
    • Train Driver
    • Airside Driver
    • Commercial Driver

    The Latest from our Blog

    Check out our blog for all of the latest news, events and updates from Medigold Health.

    • 3 Steps To Get Back On Track With Your New Year's Resolutions

      3 Steps To Get Back On Track With Your New Year’s Resolutions

      Now that January is over (we know, we can’t believe how fast it went either!), many of us will be looking back ruefully on the new year’s resolutions we made at the start of last month and wondering what went wrong. If you’ve already started to let your resolutions slide,[...]

      Read More
    • 5 Ways To Beat The 'Blue Monday' Work Blues When WFH

      5 Ways To Beat The ‘Blue Monday’ Work Blues When WFH

      Today is not just any Monday. It’s Blue Monday – generally considered to be the most miserable day of the year. The third Monday of January was first designated as Blue Monday in 2004 by psychologist and life coach Cliff Arnell after a UK travel company asked him to come[...]

      Read More
    • Dr Slovak in the house!

      Dr Slovak in the house!

      Over the last few months, we have had the pleasure of welcoming Slovakian physician Dr Daniel Slovak to our team on a temporary basis, while he undertakes a period of work experience with us as part of his medical training. Today on our blog, we catch up with him to[...]

      Read More

    Can't find what you are looking for?

    Search

    Medigold Health is accredited and trusted within the Occupational Health sector…

    1000 Companies to inspire Britain 2019
    1000 Companies to inspire Britain 2018
    1000 Companies to inspire Britain 2017
    Chas
    Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service
    Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme
    COHPA Advancing Occupational Health & Wellbeing
    Awards banner
    Hero Graphic 1 Hero Graphic 2

    We are hiring!

    Show off your Superpowers with a career at Medigold Health.
    Visit our We are hiring pages today.