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There are special licensing arrangements allowing you to drive minibuses and buses without holding the higher Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) driving licence entitlement. Drivers of minibuses having nine to 16 passenger seats will need to hold a PCV licence category D1 or a category D licence to drive larger buses.
You can legally drive drive a van so you can also drive a minibus on a normal car licence. The Driving Standards Agency has determined that your driving licence entitles you to drive a minibus with a maximum number of seats, not passengers.
You are likely to need a private hire vehicle licence if you do hire the vehicle as a whole. Vehicles adapted to carry 8 or fewer passengers are only considered to be Public Service Vehicles if passengers are being charged separate fares in the course of the business of carrying passengers.
Anyone with a normal licence can drive a minibus with up to 12 seats. For people who passed their test and got their driving licence before 1 January 1997, you are likely to have a Category D1 licence. This allows you to drive a minibus with up to 16 passenger seats – but not for hire or reward.
A D1 licence is required if you want to drive a minibus that has 16 passenger seats or less and is shorter than 8 metres in length. To obtain a D1 licence drivers will need to gain medical clearance from their GP, pass a two-part theory test, as well as pass a 90 minute practical test while driving a category D car.
What is a D1 Minibus Licence? A D1 Minibus licence will allow you to drive a 16 passenger seat minibus weighing over 3.5t and under 7.5 tonne. You must apply to the DVLA for the provisional entitlement to drive a D1 Minibus and meet higher medical standards and take the D1 driving test to get your D1 Minibus licence.
With the D1 driving licence category, you can drive a minibus with no more than 16 passenger seats and a maximum length of 8 metres, once you’ve passed the relevant test. You’ll also be able to tow a trailer up to a maximum weight of 750kg.
What is a D1 licence? The D1 licence is the category for minibuses that allows you to drive a minibus with between 9 and 16 passenger seats. Holders of a D1 licence are allowed to drive vehicles up to a length of 8 metres, and permitted to tow a trailer with a maximum weight of 750kg.
Once you have successfully passed your PCV Category D1 practical test, you will then obtain a Category D1 (minibus licence) on your driving licence which will entitle you to drive any minibus up to 17 seats (including drivers seat) for private or hire and reward purposes.
You may drive a category B licence minibus with up to 9 seats and weighing up to 3.5 tonnes and you can also drive a D1 minibus over 3.5 tonne and up to 17 seats.
A minibus is commonly classed and will be classed in this website as a vehicle with between 7 to 16 passenger seats. … So they quote and class minibuses as 8 to 17 seats. e.g a Ford Tourneo Titanium 9 seat minibus has 8 passenger seats and a Renault Trafic LL30 9 seat has 8 passenger seats.
You need a proper minibus license. Taking seats out doesn’t change the class of the vehicle unless it’s permanent and you get reclassified. Unless you have an entitlement on your licence for the class of vehicle you’re driving then it’s a no.
From January 1997 drivers must have a medical when applying for a provisional licence for the D1 category and must renew their medical every 5 years from 45 up to 65, then annually from 65. … If a driver gains the full entitlement a medical must be renewed every 5 years from 45 up to 65, then annually from 65.
Does category “A” on your motorbike mean you can ride a motorbike? In short, yes it does. Category A entitlement means you can ride any motorcycle, even with a passenger and on motorways.
After qualifying as a Class 2 HGV driver, you can go straight in to becoming a Class 1 HGV driver by taking the Category E practical test. … Pass the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) test.
You can ride a moped (up to 50cc) without L plates and without taking the moped test in some situations.
Commercially operated PSV minibus must have a digital tachograph fitted if the vehicle was first used or operated after 1 May 2006. Vehicles that were first used or operated before that date need either an analogue or digital tachograph.
1. Any vehicle can drive in the right-hand lane. On a three-lane motorway, it’s against the law to drive a goods vehicle with a maximum laden weight of more than 7.5 tonnes in the outside lane. The same applies to trailers, including caravans, so don’t use the ‘fast lane’ to get to the campsite quicker.
1. The DVLA is legally responsible for deciding if a person is medically unfit to drive. The Agency needs to know when driving licence holders have a condition that may now, or in the future, affect their safety as a driver. 2.