Posts in the ‘Midas’ Category

What Is Midas Training: The Essentials

The Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme, MiDAS, is a training and registration scheme for drivers of minibuses in the UK. Following a number of serious accidents where drivers and passengers using minibuses were killed or serious injured in the 1990s the government, with the involvement of the Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents and the Community Transport Association, created

Truck driver caught on 2 Phones while driving

UNBELIEVABLE ! This driver was on the M6 Near Knutsford, driving along whilst talking on one phone and texting on the other, at the same time, as well as driving of course. The traffic commissioner has the ability and power to remove this drivers vocational licence, and Accessible Ltd believes it should do so on


  A driver has been suspended for two months after putting the life of a disabled woman at risk when he failed to secure her wheelchair.  Miss Stanton, who suffers a rare genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome which causes her to suffer painful dislocations and also suffers injuries easily to her skin. Miss Stanton’s electric

Teacher Driver CPC Twist Update

Well, you may be aware, that on my previous blogs, I have highlighted with official documentation, that the DVSA had now re-interpreted the european directive commonly known as driver cpc, to include the teaching fraternity, who drive the school minibuses. The directive clearly states that exemptions are valid if the vehicle is not used for

Major links to accessible ltd

Accessible ltd are proud to confirm they have linked to all the major manufacturing groups, within the wheelchair accessible market and are approved to deliver training on each manufacturers full product range. The 1st phase of the suppliers page on the website is now live, with direct hyperlinks to each manufacturers page. Accessible Ltd MD

Midas4care June 2014Newsletter

With the distraction of the world cup tournament playing out, and the impending start to the Commonwealth games in Glasgow 2014, we thought the newsletter could highlight the positive and negative effects of training staff, to ensure the safety of the people, the staff are employed to look after and care for. The commonwealth Games

Accessible Ltd strengthens links with Unwin Safety Systems

Accessible Ltd have always had strong links with the markets leading wheelchair safety systems manufacturer, and we are now extremely pleased to announce  their official seal of approval on our training services, on their products, and to be listed on their website under their approved trainer’s category is, from our point of view, a prestigious

Accessible trains the commonwealth

Accessible ltd are pleased to announce, whilst working alongside Koller Engineering Ltd, the delivery and instructional training in the correct use of Koller wheelchair tiedown and ramp equipment, to the commonwealth games volunteers, in Edinburgh yesterday. The 30 volunteers successfully completed  training in the correct use of the Koller engineering Titan ramps and the Koller 4

DVSA clarify NO exemption for Teachers

The Governments body DVSA, has confirmed that any teacher that drives the school minibus, which is over 3.5t in weight will be required, to undertake and complete Driver CPC periodic training. Historically school minibuses and their teacher drivers were exempt under the interpretation of the “Hire & Reward” rule, however our understanding of the matter

School & Teacher Update

Another fantastic response to the school update sent out recently. Schools around the country have been taking advantage of improving their teachers skills to ensure the safety of their school pupils, during the course of transporting them for extra curricular activities.The Minibus driver awareness scheme (Midas) is a must for all staff that are involved

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