Minibus Driver Training Liverpool: At Abacus UK Training we offer D1 minibus training to anyone who needs it, commercially or professionally. A minibus is classed as a passenger carrying vehicle of between 9 and 16 seats. If you have passed your driving test you are entitled to drive a minibus but only under certain circumstances.
If you drive a minibus and take fares or payment from passengers or if you drive one as part of your job (e.g. school teachers, hotel transportation, etc.) then you must hold a full D1 or D1+E driving licence. To drive without one in these circumstances is illegal.
It’s a little complicated but here are the circumstances in which you would need to take your Category D1 theory and driving test: