Coachbuilders Required

Competitive Rates of Pay Minibus World Ltd is a rapidly growing family-run business operating in the van conversion sector. We build minibuses, campervans, mobile classrooms and patient transport vehicles. Our customers include Schools, Charities, Local Authorities, Care Homes, Taxi Firms and Voluntary Organisations. We require Coach builders to support the growth of the company. There are excellent opportunities for advancement for the right candidate. You … Continue reading Coachbuilders Required

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

Lightweight Minibuses – Fact, Fiction or Scaremongering

Minibus World are Manufacturers of Lightweight Minibuses and below we help you to make sense of the Facts, Fiction, Type Approval & Scaremongering. What is a Lightweight Minibus? Have you come across the concept of a Lightweight Minibus? Not sure if its legal, safe or indeed the right vehicle for you? Minibus World are manufacturers of a range of minibuses that can be driven on a car licence, which fall under the general … Continue reading Lightweight Minibuses – Fact, Fiction or Scaremongering

IVA, Type Approval and Competitor Scaremongery

Minibus World is able to provide minibus products that are IVA Type Approved where required. Minibus World’s seat belt anchorage system meets IVA (Individual Vehicle Approval) and NSSTA (National Small Series Type Approval) regulations. A seat belt anchorage system effectively keeps the seats in the vehicle and person in the seat in the event of impact. It is therefore probably the most important safety-critical element … Continue reading IVA, Type Approval and Competitor Scaremongery

Contract Hire Proving Popular for Minibus World

King’s International College are our latest customer to have purchased a brand new 17 Seat CanDrive Light Minibus that can be driven on a car licence. Our contract hire agreement with them means that they can effectively budget with fixed monthly payments over the next five years. The teaching staff simply don’t have time to arrange transport for trips so having their own minibus on site … Continue reading Contract Hire Proving Popular for Minibus World

Minibus World 17 Seat CanDrive Light Minibus Ideal for Local School

St Mary’s Primary School in Stoke on Trent joins the growing number of local schools that have recently purchased our CanDrive Light Minibus. With 17 seats and weighing in at under 3.5 ton staff at the school can drive the minibus on their standard car licence. Mike Davies of Minibus World delivered the minibus personally to the staff at St Mary’s who were excited to see … Continue reading Minibus World 17 Seat CanDrive Light Minibus Ideal for Local School

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?

Wheelchair Accessible Minibus

Wheelchair Access and LOLER Regulations

Minibus World, based in Stoke on Trent Staffordshire, is a leading UK provider of wheelchair accessible minibuses and lifting equipment that comply with the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER). The LOLER Regulations The LOLER regulations aim to reduce risks and improve health and safety for people and companies who own, operate or have control over lifting equipment. This includes businesses and organisations … Continue reading Wheelchair Access and LOLER Regulations

BVRLA – Corporate Membership

Minibus World is proud to announce our successful application to become Corporate Members of the British Vehicle Renting and Leasing Association (BVRLA). By consulting with the government and maintaining industry standards, the BVRLA help their members to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable road transport to millions of consumers and businesses. There has been a significant increase in the number of organisations approaching us for minibus contract hire and … Continue reading BVRLA – Corporate Membership