Wheelchair Accessible Minibuses and LOLER Regulations

Minibus World, based on the Staffordshire/Cheshire border is a leading UK manufacturer of Wheelchair Accessible Minibuses. Our vehicles are equipped to comply with the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).

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Lightweight Minibuses – Fact, Fiction or Scaremongering

Minibus World are Manufacturers of Lightweight Minibuses and below we help you to make sense of the Facts, Fiction, Type Approval & Scaremongering.

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Can I legally Drive a Minibus?

Can I drive a Minibus on a car licence…

You need to know if your are “legally” allowed to drive a minibus? Many of our customers operating Minibuses are school staff or volunteers. The good news is you can drive a minibus on car licence, but you’ll need to ensure the following simple guidelines to driving a minibus on a car licence are followed:


What is a minibus?

First, let’s look at “What is a Minibus?”

The Driver Vehicle Licencing Authority (DVLA) classifies a vehicle with between 9 and 16 passenger seats as a category D1 vehicle, more commonly known as a Mini Bus.

A driver who holds a vocational D1 or (D) Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) licence can drive minibuses for hire or reward*.

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