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).Continue reading “Wheelchair Accessible Minibuses and LOLER Regulations”
Minibus World are Manufacturers of Lightweight Minibuses and below we help you to make sense of the Facts, Fiction, Type Approval & Scaremongering.Continue reading “Lightweight Minibuses – Fact, Fiction or Scaremongering”
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*.
We’re proud of the design and build quality of our Welfare Vans (also known as Mess Vans). We utilise Ford Transit, Peugeot Boxer and Vauxhall Movano vehicles as our panel van bases. Our Van Conversion specialists then convert them in to our popular Welfare Units.Continue reading “Welfare on the Front Line”