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DfT - Temporarily exempting certain vehicles involved in home-to-school transport from the Public Service Vehicles Accessibility Regulations 2000 (PSVAR)

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Please find attached a letter and application form from the Department for Transport about setting out arrangements for the delayed implementation of the Public Service Vehicle Accessibility Regulations 2000 for vehicles providing home to school transport.


Local authorities, schools and other education institutions that need to apply for any home to school transport that they arrange to be exempt from the regulations will need to do so by 13 December 2019 in order for an exemption certificate to be issued by 31 December.


See the attached letter from the Department for Transport for full details, and accompanying application form for return by 13/12/19 


Any questions about the regulations or the arrangements for applying for an exemption should be sent to the Department for Transport at HomeToSchoolExemptions@dft.gov.uk

28 Nov 2019

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