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Taxi/private hire driver route tests

Sample route test questions

These questions are for example only.  The questions will depend on the area you will be working in.

Cambuslang and Rutherglen zone 

1. Where is Rutherglen train station situated?

(a) Victoria Street
(b) Main Street
(c) Fullerton Road
(d) Elizabeth Street

2. Between which of the following is Rodger Drive?

Main Street /Cambuslang Road
Mill Street /Stonelaw Road
Melrose Avenue /Calderwood Road
Carrick Road /Alloway Drive

3. Which route would you choose to complete the following journeys?

South Lanarkshire Lifestyle, Eastfield to Morrisons, Cambuslang

(a) Glenside Drive, Southhill Avenue, Cleveland Drive, Dukes Road.
(b) Highburgh Road, Greystone Avenue, Coldstream Drive, Laurel Drive.
(c) Glenside Drive, Dukes Road, Glasgow Road, Main Street, Bridge Street.
(d) Burn Terrace, County Avenue, Whinfield Avenue, Cambuslang Road.

Cambuslang Gate Cambuslang to Sainsbury’s, Kingsgate Retail Park, East Kilbride

(a) Main Street, Greenlees Road, A749 Glasgow Road, Nerston Road, Kingsgate Retail Park
(b) Main Street, Clydemill Road, Bridge Street, Glasgow Road, Queensway, Kingsgate Retail Park
(c) Greenlees Road, Andrew Street,  Brouster Hill, Torrance Road, Kingsgate Retail Park
(d) Clydemill Road, Cornwall Street, Churchill Avenue, Whitemoss Road, East Kilbride Expressway, Kingsgate Retail Park

Clydesdale zone

1. Where is Lanark Primary School situated?

(a) Kirkhill Road     
(b) Rhyber Avenue    
(c) Carstairs Road     
(d) Chevoit Road

2. Between which roads is Waterloo Drive, Lanark situated?

(a) Burnblea Street /Tuphall Road
(b) Bonnington Avenue /Albany Drive
(c) Hope Street /Woodburn Grove
(d) Hardacres /Chapland Road

3. Which route would you choose to complete the following journeys?

Douglas Street, Carluke to Cairneymount Road, Carluke

(a) Stewart Street, Sandy Road, Kirkton Street, Cairneymount Road
(b) Moorside Street, Hillhead Avenue, Cairnemount Road, Highmill Road, Cairneymount Road
(c) Stewart Street, Sandy Road, Bellstane Road, Cairneymount Road   
(d) Bothwell Road, Burnbank Road, Glasgow Road, Cairneymount Road 

Chatelherault country park, Ferniegair to Carluke train station

Carlisle Road, A72, Lanark Road, A721, A73, Station Road
Carlisle Road, A72, Stonehouse Road, A721, Station Road
Carlisle Road, Lanark Road, A721, Airdrie Road, Main Street, Station Road
Carlisle Road, Larkhall Road, Almada Street, Blackswell Lane, Station Road

East Kilbride zone 

1. Where is the National Engineering Laboratory situated?

(a) Reynolds Avenue
(b) East Mains Road
(c) Fullerton Road
(d) Hunter Street

2. Between which of the following is Carrick Road, East Kilbride?

(a) Bellvue Road /Alexander Street
(b) Maxwell Road /Maxwell Avenue
(c) Markethill Road /Bosfield Road
(d) Park Terrace /Brouster Hill

3. Which route would you choose to complete the following journeys?

East Kilbride Civic Centre to Burger King, East Kilbride

(a) Cornwall Street, Blacklands Road, Cloverhill View, Park Terrace,
Kirktonholme Road
(b) Churchill Avenue, Houston Road, Belmont Road, Main Street
(c) Andrew Street, Brouster Hill, Torrance Road, West Mains Road
(d) Cornwall Street, Churchill Avenue, Whitemoss Road, East Kilbride Expressway, Kingsway, Stewartfield Way

The Torrance Hotel, East Kilbride to Morrisons, Cambuslang

(a) Main Street, Old Coach Road, East Mains Road, Kingsway, A749, Glasgow Road Cambuslang. Greenlees Road, Main Street, Bridge Street
(b) Main Street, Kittoch Street, West Mains Road, Torrance Road, A749, Glasgow Road, Cambuslang Road, Main Street
(c) Main Street, Calderwood Road, Strathaven Road, Eaglesham Road, Greenlees Road,  Station Road
(d) Stuart Street, Whitemoss Road, Churchill Avenue Brouster Hill, A749, Glasgow Road,  East Kilbride Road

Hamilton zone

1. Where is Hamilton Academicals football stadium situated?

(a) Mearns Road     
(b) Stewarton Road    
(c) Ayr Road      
(d) Cadzow Avenue

2. Between which roads is Mayfield Road situated?

(a) Douglas Street /Beckford Street  
(b) Bryan Street /Kenmar Road    
(c) Kenilworth Crescent /Gordon Road   
(d) Troy Street /William Street  

3. Which route would you choose to complete the following journeys?

University of the West of Scotland, Hamilton to Blantyre train station

(a) Bothwell Road, Almada Street, Burnbank Road, Glasgow Road A724, Station Road. 
(b) Bothwell Road, Almada Street, Burnbank Road, Whistleberry Road, Station Road. 
(c) Almada Street, High Blantyre Road, Glasgow Road A724, Station Road.
(d) Bothwell Road, Burnbank Road, Glasgow Road A724, Almada Street. 

Hamilton Central train station to Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride   

(a) Glasgow Road, Kingsway, Queensway, Torness Road, Taybridge Terrace, Eaglesham Road
(b) Glasgow Road, Clydemill Crescent, East Kilbride Road, Centre Way
(c) Brandon Street, Forrest Street, Auchinraith Road, Almada Street, Montgomery Street
(d) Brandon Street, Union Street, Burnbank Road, High Blantyre Road, East Kilbride Expressway A725, Queensway East Kilbride, Eaglesham Road

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