3 categories of minibus conversion
- M1 minibus conversions
A ramp is used – there are no more than 8 seats (including the driver)
- M2 minibus conversions
There are more than 8 seats, and the weight of the vehicle is less than 5 tonnes
- M3 minibus conversions
Again, there are more than 8 seats but the minibus weighs more than 5 tonnes
THE need for minibuses covers a wide range of businesses, from educational institutions to community groups, there is a growing demand.
However, putting a minibus on the road requires a great deal of skill, not only when it comes to making the right choices when it comes to conversion options, but also funding. It is important to deal with the right company to supply you with your minibus – or fleet of minibuses – that can provide guidance with experience and knowledge in this particular market sector.
Experts in commercial vehicle leasing, Vanlease UK, understand minibuses and conversions, and can provide your business or organisation with a fully inclusive package to make sure that your legal requirements and duty of care obligations are met.
Vanlease UK has launched a website dedicated to the conversion of minibuses, www.schoolminibusleasing.uk.com.
Minibus conversions for schools
Many schools have a legal requirement to have a minibus which is adapted to carry wheel chairs – this is something that can be arranged at order stage.