£2m fleet of new minibuses for community groups and charities

In 2014 the government pledged to invest £25m in new minibuses to improve transport links for community groups and charities. With £2m released in the first round of funding, 350 minibuses have now been allocated to more than 300 organisations. On 8 September, Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced the second £2m round of funding while handing over the keys for a new minibus to successful … Continue reading £2m fleet of new minibuses for community groups and charities

Minibus leasing is ideal for schools, academies and colleges

Minibus World’s range of 15-17 seat CanDrive Light, Flexi, Maxi and 3-17 seat EasyOn minibuses is proving hugely popular with schools, academies and colleges all over the UK. It’s hardly surprising, because not only can school staff drive the entire CanDrive Minibus range with a car driving licence; Minibus World also offers very competitive school minibus leasing deals. Contract hire is proving especially popular, not only because it’s … Continue reading Minibus leasing is ideal for schools, academies and colleges

Minibus World: Local Company, National Reach

While we pride ourselves on being a family-run company with local roots in the heart of England, we’re also equally proud of our national (and growing) client-base. As you can see from the map (explore it in full here) our customers span the length and breadth of the British Isles. There are several good reasons for this: great quality new and used minibuses an expertise … Continue reading Minibus World: Local Company, National Reach

Why our CanDrive Minibuses and MiDAS training make the best of both worlds

The sweet spot for the cost-conscious charity, school or community group is our CanDrive minibus combined with MiDAS training. MiDAS training – the perfect complement to the rigorous safety standards our minibuses are built to. Continue reading Why our CanDrive Minibuses and MiDAS training make the best of both worlds

CanDrive success leads to bigger premises for Minibus World

VEHICLE specialist Minibus World has doubled its workforce and is looking to recruit again after moving into expanded new premises. The company has taken on 12 additional staff in the last six months to bring its workforce to 25. Now it hopes to recruit at least five more employees as demand for its new CanDrive range of products takes off. CanDrive has been developed by … Continue reading CanDrive success leads to bigger premises for Minibus World

Can I legally drive a Minibus?

Do you need to know if you are legally allowed to drive a minibus? Many school staff and volunteers can drive a minibus on a car licence, but you’ll need to ensure you meet the following guidelines. 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, better known as … Continue reading Can I legally drive a Minibus?