All our drivers

  • Have had an enhanced DBS check
  • Have passed a medical
  • Have passed a local knowledge based test
  • Are authorised and monitored by a local licensing authority 
  • Wear an identification badge at all times
  • Fully trained to the highest possible standard of customer service.
  • Have reached NVQ standard for passenger safety and customer service and disability awareness training.

NVQ qualifications give;

  • Health and safety training within the environment of Road Passenger Transport industry
  • Learn how to deal politely and effectively in difficult situations with all customers
  • Ensure to provide a service for passengers who require assistance
  • Provide professional customer service to the highest standard
  • Ensure all vehicles are driven safely and efficiently
  • Understand how to deal with incidents during journeys
  • Transportation of young, elderly & vulnerable people

Want to become a taxi driver at Direct?

Direct Cars is currently recruiting taxi drivers to cope with high customer demand, new business accounts & increasing job totals.

No experience or qualifications needed! Apply here.

Here are some of the benefits EVERY driver receives at Direct Cars:

  • A vast customer base & excellent reputation for over 30 years
  • Open office policy – work the hours to suit you and your circumstances
  • Fully computerised system with data units installed in every car
  • Several lucrative account contracts In car data dispatch system
  • A number of school work contracts giving you a regular income each week
  • We DO NOT charge rent if your car is off the road
  • We DO NOT have a points system in place where drivers get preferential work
  • We DO NOT charge rent if you are off sick
  • You are not just a number at our office, we care about our drivers


Deals are available NOW for new drivers are:

  • 4 weeks half rent
  • Part time office rent available
  • Rent deals available for returning drivers

Contact us today

CALL US TODAY ON 0191 215 00 33


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