D1 minibus driving licences explained

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.

Do I need Drivers CPC to drive a D1 Minibus?

Initial CPC is a qualification Minibus drivers must complete to drive professionally. CPC is in two parts. Module 2 Case Studies is an additional theory test, pass mark 40/50. Module 4 Practical Demonstration Test is a test of you knowledge of your vehicle to the examiner, pass mark is 80/10.

How do I remove a 101 restriction from my D1 Minibus Licence?

To have the 101 (not for hire or reward) removed to drive a vehicle over 7 but under 16 seats, you must apply to the DVLA for the provisional entitlement to drive a PCV vehicle, meet higher medical standards and take the D1 Minibus driving test to get your licence.

What is a D1 Minibus 101 restriction on a Driving Licence?

This restriction stops you from earning money (hire or reward) from driving a D1 Minibus. You must apply to the DVLA for the provisional entitlement to drive a PCV  vehicle, meet higher medical standards and take the D1 Minibus driving test to remove it.

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