Can I Drive A Minibus With 8 Passengers?

Can you drive a 9 seater minibus on a normal Licence?

However, you can still drive anything from a 9 seater minibus up to a 16 seater as long as the following conditions are met: You’re at least 21 years old.

You’ve had your driving licence for at least 2 years.

Can I drive a 9 seater minibus in France?

In most European locations including Cyprus, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the UK, 9 seat minibus rental is permitted with a UK/EU drivers licence. Can I rent and drive a vehicle with more than 9 seats anywhere in Europe with a UK licence?

Can you drive a minibus on a car license?

You may also drive a minibus with up to 16 passenger seats using your current car driving licence as long as the following conditions apply: You’re 21 or older. You’ve had your driving licence for at least 2 years.

How many seats does a minibus have?

Minibuses have a seating capacity of between 8 and 30 seats. Larger minibuses may be called midibuses.

Can u drive a minibus on a normal license?

Your category B driving licence should automatically have a D1 (101) entitlement, which allows you to drive a minibus with up to 16 passenger seats, that is not being used for hire or reward, with an upper weight limit of 12,000kg for a vehicle and trailer combined.

Can I drive a 8 seater on a car Licence?

You can drive vehicles up to 3,500kg MAM with up to 8 passenger seats (with a trailer up to 750kg). You can also tow heavier trailers if the total MAM of the vehicle and trailer is not more than 3,500kg. Able-bodied drivers can no longer ride motor tricycles with a provisional category B licence.

Does a 17 seater minibus include the driver?

A vehicle with over sixteen passenger seats is classed as a coach and requires a PCV D licence category. Note that manufacturers normally quote the total number of seats including the driver. So they quote and class minibuses as 9 to 17 seats. e.g 17 seater ford transit minibus has 16 passenger seats.

What Licence do you need to drive a minibus?

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.

What does a c1 Licence entitle you to drive?

The C1 driving licence allows people to drive vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes. Drivers who pass the 7.5 tonne C1 test become entitled to drive C1 rigid vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes with a trailer up to 750kg.