The Knowledge and Safeguarding Test

Learning the knowledge and safeguarding

To assist you, a list of all rules and regulations, a summary of other law applicable to Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles, an information about equality, safeguarding of children and vulnerable persons and disability can be found within the Driver Licence Application Pack and within this website.

In the ‘Local Knowledge Test Supporting Materials’ document you will find study materials for each section of the test. Please prepare for the test by revising this document fully. You are also advised to read the full Drivers Application Pack for additional information.

To ensure you have good local knowledge of various roads and locations in and around the City of Oxford, you should ensure that you know where the following are:

  • Abingdon Road
  • Banbury Road
  • Beaumont Street
  • Between Towns Road
  • Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre
  • Botanic Gardens
  • Botley Road
  • Churchill Hospital
  • Gipsy Lane
  • Gloucester Green Bus Station
  • Headington Hill Hall
  • Headley Way
  • John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Leonardo Royal Hotel
  • London Road
  • Magdalen Road
  • New Road
  • New theatre
  • Old Bodleian Library
  • Old Road
  • Oxford Railway Station
  • Ozone Leisure Park
  • Park End Street
  • Peartree Park and Ride
  • Pitt Rivers Museum
  • Speedwell Street
  • St Aldates Police Station
  • St Anne’s College
  • St Hilda’s College
  • The Examination Schools
  • The Slade
  • Thornhill Park and Ride
  • Town Hall
  • Walton Street
  • Wolfson College
  • Worcester College