FOI request detail

Taxi drivers

Request ID: FOI-0327-2324
Date published: 26 May 2023

You asked

Does TFL keep a record of the number of penalty points taxi drivers have on their DVLA driving license? If yes. Can you tell me how many taxi drivers are currently licensed as taxi drivers with 12 or more penalty points on their driving license?

We answered

Our Ref:         FOI-0327-2324        

Thank you for your request received on 4 May 2023 asking for information about taxi drivers with points on their licence.

Your request has been processed in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.

Whilst TfL may hold some information about penalty points that have been applied to licensees DVLA’s driver licence, complete and accurate details will be held by the DVLA or the Courts.  

Further information on the licensing requirements for taxi and PHV drivers can be found on our website here: and here: 

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.

Yours sincerely

Gemma Jacob
Senior FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

[email protected]

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