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Guide Guidance on applying for a horse drawn hackney carriage

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3. Medical standards

Applicants will need to produce a certificate signed by a registered doctor certifying that the applicant is physically fit to be the driver of such a vehicle, to group 2 medical standards for vocational drivers.  Further certificates are required every three years on renewal of the licence until the applicant reaches the age of 65 years.  Thereafter the applicant must provide an annual certificate. 

The doctor’s certificate must be submitted on the form supplied by us.

The cost of the medical will be the applicant’s responsibility.