Are you entitled to drive a minibus?

Prior to taking the MiDAS, please check that you passed your UK car driving test before January 1997. This will entitle you to drive a minibus, providing you have no medical restrictions.

If you passed your driving test after 1997, you can only drive a minibus if you meet the following;

  • Are a volunteer driver
  • Driving for a not-for-profit organisation
  • Have held your full licence for at least 2 years
  • Are over 21
  • Have no medical restrictions
  • The minibus Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) or Maximum Authorised Mass (MAM) is no more than 3.5t (Standard) or 4.25t (Accessible)
  • Must not tow a trailer

If your organisation has its own minibus, please check its weight and contact us for further information.

If you don’t meet the above criteria, then please see the D1 training area.

Contact PTTA

01597 828 651
Powys Transport Training Agency
PAVO
Unit 30 / Unid 30
Ddole Rd Enterprise Park
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 6DF

Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 6DF

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
Newtown
Powys
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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