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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:22 pm 
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erm, 4 passengers seated PLUS wheelchair?

erm, thats 5


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:04 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
erm, 4 passengers seated PLUS wheelchair?

erm, thats 5


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Cannot see anything confusing about this.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:57 am 
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heathcote wrote:
Cannot see anything confusing about this.


well 4 seated passengers + W/chair = 5.... car cant be plated for 5 as it only has 4 passenger seats+belts...

TBH i darent even ask

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:11 am 
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Are you saying that there is no means of securing the wheelchair?
When we had our wheelchair vehicle it had straps that held it to the floor and they incorporated a 3 point seatbelt.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:39 am 
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It has a 5th Passenger seat belt on the offside rear pillar and the Stalks on the nearside Lower Pillar...you can see it in the pic.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:13 am 
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Surely to be wheelchair compliant it must have restraints for the wheelchair? The chair faces backwards so doesn't need a seatbelt.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:30 am 
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Be a hell of a Job pulling it in Backwards!!

It seems to have restraints on the floor, and those Real Pillar Belts suggest it's forward facing.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:32 pm 
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it has straps/restraints but.........

if its plated for 5 and theres no wheelchair it cant carry 5 passengers, hence the LO confusion

it wouldnt get a 5 plate

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:43 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
it has straps/restraints but.........

if its plated for 5 and theres no wheelchair it cant carry 5 passengers, hence the LO confusion

it wouldnt get a 5 plate



I made representation to my L/A on behalf of a member of the NTA and as this is a purpose built vehicle to carry 4 seated passengers and 1 wheelchair passenger the plate was issued for 5 passengers.
The rest work out for yourselves or are you the confused ones not the L/A Officers.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:03 pm 
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heathcote wrote:


I made representation to my L/A on behalf of a member of the NTA and as this is a purpose built vehicle to carry 4 seated passengers and 1 wheelchair passenger the plate was issued for 5 passengers.
The rest work out for yourselves or are you the confused ones not the L/A Officers.



Ours wont plate it for anything other than 4 passengers in case a driver is tempted to take 5 (with the 5th NOT being in a wheelchair)

Not that we have a licensing officer

the V5 will state number of seats and thats it.....

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:20 am 
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cannot get any reply from licensing, we have 2 or 3 admin staff/paper shufflers and no LO...

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