VTG Institute promotes the importance of learning. We are dedicated to help professional drivers meet their needs in today’s challenging New York City for-hire community. We do this by offering programs for TLC driver-applicant initial training, continuing professional education and auxiliary programs that will help professional driver keep up with the fast pace of NYC’s changing environment, in an affordable and more importantly efficient manner.

Andrew Vollo - Training Director

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Note: Your application is valid for 90 days you must complete all requirements within 90 days. The TLC allows those who need additional time to study or get the application and requirement fees to attend the 24-Hour training before you apply for a TLC License. The 24- Hour class is valid for one year.

You need a New York State DMV class E Chauffeurs Drivers license. If you need to upgrade go to: https://dmv.ny.gov/

An A, B or C New York State DMV license is also acceptable.

If from another State you need a similar class license accompanied by an abstract of your license from that State.

A NYS Defensive Driving Class if you haven’t taken one in the last 3 years. https://training.ntsionline.com/newntsisite/epaycorpclass.asp?CourseID=112&ProductLine=TrafficSchool&Client=NTSINY&Agency=Y&COID=2962

The computerized exam consists of 80-question multiple-choice questions. You must answer 56 out of 80 question correct, a 70% or higher grade in order to pass. This is a pass/fail test your grade doesn’t matter.

TLC rules and regulations, Vision Zero, geography, safe driving skills, traffic rules, customer service and WAV and Wheelchair Accessible Dispatch system. Note: The WAV 3- hour training is in addition to the 24-Hour training.

TNC is a company that uses an online-enabled platform to connect passengers with drivers, such as: Uber, Lyft, Via, Juno and Gett.

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36-46 37th Street Long Island City NY 11101-1606

(718) 705-1111


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