Before plugging the meter, taxi drivers must pass a double examination, national and local levels. Haute-Garonne, two training centers to learn the craft for future craftsmen.
It is not enough to have his driver's license and a car to become a taxi driver. The 1995 law, known as the Pasqua Law ", named after its founder, came to strengthen regulation, already heavy, access to the profession, with the requirement to obtain a certificate of competency. The issuance of this certificate, which punishes an examination organized by the prefecture (1), determines the parking permit, in other words, the allocation of taxi driver's license.