North West Community Bus Association

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Registered Office: 10 Knockbreck St Tain Ross shire IV19 1BJ. Company Number SC417268.

Telephone 01971 521054          Email

MiDAS stands for Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme and is a nationally recognised training scheme for drivers of community minibuses.

To be eligible for training applicants should be 21 years or older and hold a full UK driving license that entitles them to drive a minibus.

All drivers must hold a MiDAS certificate. This is a condition of our operator’s license. To drive the Peugeot Boxer they also require D1 entitlement on their license.

MiDAS training usually takes 1 day and includes a theory test and a driving assessment. The certificate is valid for 4 years, after which a further test is required.

Anyone whose certificate has expired will not be able to drive the minibus.

Anyone wishing to apply for MiDAS training should contact Morag Chapman - see Contacts page.