Group Minibus

1st Herrington Scout Group own two 17 seat minibuses. There is 
is a 2002 LDV Convoy and a 2005 Transit LWB both of which have a towbar fitted for towing.
Other Scout Groups can use our Transit LWB vehicle. We operate on a not-for-profit basis and the costs are shared among the users.
Running Costs
  • 88p per mile including fuel. The minimum charge is £25 for each booking.
  • £50 per day (with unlimited mileage) excluding fuel. The minimum charge is £50.
  • The User Group is responsible for any insurance excess in the event of any incident. (Fire £150, Theft £150, Accidental Damage £150, Windscreen Chip Repair £10 Vehicle glass replacement £75). 
  • Groups hiring the bus must hold and display their own section 19 permit when using the minibus.

Driver Eligibility
  • Be aged 25-70
  • Have category D1 on their licence to drive our transit
  • Have category D1 on their licence (or belong to a group who hold a Section 19 permit) to drive our LDV.
  • Have at least 2 years' driving experience
  • We'd prefer you to hold a current MIDAS minibus certificate (or similar passenger carrying safety certificate). 
    Groups wishing to train drivers in MIDAS should contact East Durham Community Transport. The course costs £50.
  • Read more from the DVLA about minibus licensing.
Our terms and conditions of use outline the whole minibus project.

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