Tests for private-hire driver's licence: Some questions removed

The authorities say they have revised the tests for the Private Hire Car Driver's Vocational Licence to remove questions on the topics of counter-terrorism and health.
The authorities say they have revised the tests for the Private Hire Car Driver's Vocational Licence to remove questions on the topics of counter-terrorism and health. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

For private-hire car drivers struggling to pass the vocational licence course required to continue their livelihood, there may be some reprieve.

The authorities say they have revised the tests for the Private Hire Car Driver's Vocational Licence (PDVL) to remove questions on the topics of counter-terrorism and health, which drivers have lament-ed were unrelated to chauffeuring.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 11, 2018, with the headline 'Tests for private-hire driver's licence: Some questions removed'. Print Edition | Subscribe