HGV / D4 / Taxi Medicals Birmingham
We specialise in providing comprehensive HGV, D4 and Taxi medical assessments to ensure you’re fit for the road ahead. Whether you’re seeking an HGV license, a PCO license, or a D4 medical certificate, we have you covered. With a focus on accuracy, efficiency, and your well-being, we’re here to guide you through the medical assessment process, ensuring a seamless experience from start to finish from one of our Birmingham-based clinics.
All professional drivers including hackney carriage, Uber and private hire car drivers need a taxi driver medical that meets their council’s standards. Driver medicals take 15-20 minutes to cover your medical history review, blood pressure check and eye test. Sometimes further tests are required to meet your council’s criteria.
Same-Day D4 HGV / Taxi Medicals
Our GMC registered doctors at our Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield clinics will help fill out your medical form and ensure the medical is completed quickly and accurately.
Why D4 HGV Taxi Medicals Matter
Obtaining the proper medical certification is essential for individuals seeking to drive professionally. HGV, PCO, and D4 medical assessments serve as a crucial checkpoint to ensure the health and safety of both drivers and the public. We recognise the significance of these assessments and are committed to offering a thorough and reliable solution, book a time that suits you at one of our Sutton Coldfield or Birmingham-based clinics.
When is a taxi driver’s medical certificate required?
Taxi drivers, like other professional drivers, are required to undergo medical examinations to ensure their fitness to drive and the safety of themselves and others on the road. The regulations governing these medicals are particularly strict due to the nature of their profession. Here are some situations in which a taxi driver’s medical examination is necessary:
- First Group 2 License Application
- Renewal of Group 2 Entitlement at Age 45
- Limited License Holders Applying for C1/C1/D1 Entitlement
- New Group 2 Provisional Entitlement Application
- Ongoing C1 and D1 Entitlement Renewals at Age 70
Seamless Booking Process for Your Convenience at one of our Birmingham-based clinics
Book your HGV Taxi medical through our online calendar. Simply select a date and time that works for you, enter your details, and book an appointment with one of our experienced GPs at our Sutton Coldfield or Birmingham-based clinics.
Occupational Health Assessment
HGV (D4) Medical
Fit to Fly Assessment
Letters (inc. sick Notes & referrals)
Group 2 driver medical examinations are essential in several situations to ensure the safety and well-being of both drivers and the public. Whether you are a seasoned commercial driver or aspiring to obtain your Group 2 license, understanding the circumstances that necessitate a medical examination is crucial.
If you’re embarking on your journey to become a Group 2 driver, encompassing vehicles such as small and medium-sized trucks, full-sized lorries, buses, and minibuses, a driver’s medical assessment is mandatory as part of the application process. This medical evaluation acts as a preventive measure to ascertain your fitness for operating these larger vehicles on the road.
For drivers reaching the age of 45, renewing your Group 2 entitlement requires a medical assessment using the D4 form. This evaluation recurs every five years until the age of 65, where it transitions to an annual requirement. While there might be exceptions, adhering to the date specified in column 11 on the reverse side of your driver’s license is imperative.
Drivers aged under 70, holding a medically limited driver’s license issued prior to January 1, 1997, and seeking to apply for C1 or C1/D1 entitlement, are obligated to undergo a medical examination. This applies to vehicles with a maximum weight of 3500kg or 16 passenger seats. This examination ensures that your medical condition is compatible with the responsibilities of driving these vehicles.