MiDAS Car & MPV is an extension of the nationally recognized Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme (MiDAS). It is a membership-based scheme designed to enhance driving standards and provide car drivers with the information they need to deliver safe and comfortable transport for their passengers. It is also intended to assist the operators of smaller vehicles in meeting their health and safety obligations.

Active MiDAS Training has a qualified Training Agent who delivers all our driver training and has been delivering MiDAS training courses for over 23 years. Typically course content includes:

  • Legal responsibilities
  • Defensive driving
  • Breakdown Procedures & passenger safety
  • The legal obligations of carrying a wheelchair user
  • The types of passenger lift available & and how to safely use them
  • How to securely fix a wheelchair inside an accessible vehicle
  • Best practice on wheelchair users getting in & out of the vehicle.

What do drivers get out of the training?

Drivers who successfully complete the training course and the observed drive, will receive a nationally recognised certificate valid for four years and a comprehensive course material.