Mini Bus

Mini Bus Scheme

As member of the Community Transport Association, our mini bus transport service is a scheme to keep the voluntary organisations, sports clubs, community or faith groups, schools and charities of the Tees Valley on the Move. #driveforwardteesvalley

Our two 16-seat fully wheelchair accessible minibuses can be booked with or without a driver for as little as a few hours or for as long as a weekend.

Drivers – Groups and organisations are able to use their own drivers. A valid UK drivers’s licence will need to be checked and for insurance reasons drivers have to be aged 21-69 and been driving a minimum of 2 years. All your driver would need is a short 30 min induction along with your groups membership.  If your groups doesn’t have a driver, TVRA has a pool of volunteer drivers, who continue to give their time freely – please ask for details when you book.

Cost – Currently we have an annual membership scheme of £30, renewable each April.  Each journey is then calculated based on estimated miles travelled which covers the costs of running the mini buses and volunteer expenses.  Each journey is estimated using your own postcodes and a confirmed price is then invoiced/billed once the mini bus has returned to the base.

About Us

Tees Valley Rural Action (TVRA) offers a wide range of advice and support to voluntary and community groups in the rural areas of the Tees Valley.

Tees Valley Rural Action

  • Hire a Mini Bus
  • Become a Mini Bus Driver

Hire a Mini Bus

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Mini Bus Driver Registration Form

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  • Further Information

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  • Please scan / photocopy your driving licence and upload here.
    Accepted file types: pdf, png, jpg, jpeg, bmp, Max. file size: 512 MB.
  • Give details of any conviction within the last 5 years or any prosecuting pending. Has any period of a ban from driving been operative within the last 5 years?
  • Give details of any at fault accidents whilst driving a motor vehicle in the last 3 years:
  • Please detail any medical condition, or medical history (whether physical or mental, including defective vision not corrected by glasses or hearing loss not corrected by a hearing aid) that may affect your ability to drive a minibus – please also detail any medication that may impact on your operation of heavy machinery or driving ability that you are currently taking, including dosage.
  • To conduct a Driving Licence check online the license holder to be present throughout the process and in possession of the following: Photo Card Driving Licence (for cross referencing against on line information); National Insurance number.I consent to a Driving Licence check to be undertaken every 6 months and for a record of this to be stored on file in compliance with GDPR policies for TVRA.
  • I agree to my details stored in accordance with our privacy-policy and terms & conditions set out by Tees Valley Rural Action. In accordance with • Data Protection Act 1998 • As of 25 May 2018, the new data protection legislation introduced under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Bill.