Transporting goods, passengers or individual people via the UK road network requires hundreds of thousands of drivers and with few barriers to entry to many of these careers anyone can apply. While some driving roles require further training and qualifications, these will invariably pay more than the simple taxi driving careers so if you have the drive and passion for a more advanced driving role you should consider getting these qualifications sooner rather than later.
Driving does not always have to mean working on the public road network; there are many jobs that need driving experience but are situated within warehouses, airports and of course the rail and underground systems.
A bus driver is responsible for the transportation of passengers from one destination to another. This could be a local or long distance route, depending upon the type of job and service Read more
A chauffeur can work for either a private company or on an individual basis and provides driving and transportation services. Some tasks provided by a chauffeur include transporting passengers to their destinations, Read more
A delivery van driver is responsible for transporting goods from one point to another. The weight and type of goods transported varies between the types of licensing the van driver has obtained, Read more
A driving instructor teaches those who haven't obtained their driver's license how to operate a vehicle according to driving standards. The focus of the driving instructor is to ensure that the student Read more
A large goods vehicle driver is similar to a delivery van driver, however they handle large goods, often totaling over 7.5 tonnes. Large goods vehicle drivers transport heavy goods from one location Read more
A taxi driver uses a vehicle to transport people from one location to another. There are two types of taxis driven by taxi drivers; they are black cab and mini cab. A Read more
A train driver works with freight companies, passenger train systems, and rail, metro, and underground companies providing transportation of cargo and passengers from one destination to another. You could work on either Read more