COVID-19: Updates on Department of Transport services

Passenger transport drivers (PTD)

This section includes information on licence requirements, responsibilities, compliance checks and safety for drivers in the passenger transport industry.

What are PTD authorisations?

PTD AUTHORISATIONS

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A PTD authorisation is an annual authorisation the permits a person to drive passengers as part of their paid or volunteer work.

How to apply for a PTD authorisation

PTD APPLY

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Applications for passenger transport driver (PTD) authorisations open on 1 July 2020.

Driver disqualification offences

DISQUALIFICATION OFFENCES

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Disqualification offences are safety and criminal offences that are more serious in nature. To keep our industry safe, being charged with or convicted of a disqualification may impact on whether you are granted a passenger transport driver authorisation.

PTD FAQs

FAQs

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The on-demand transport reform is bringing important changes for drivers. This page includes answers to frequently asked questions about the changes.

Passenger transport driver responsibilities

DRIVER RESPONSIBILITIES

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Find out about your responsibilities as a driver.

Driver safety and rights

SAFETY / RIGHTS

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Understand your rights and how to stay safe.

Apply for recognition of your non-WA PTD authorisation

LICENCE TRANSFER

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To drive passengers for hire or reward in WA, you will need to hold a passenger transport driver (PTD) authorisation. Find out how to apply for mutual recognition of your interstate or New Zealand equivalent PTD authorisation in WA.

Transporting people with disability

ACCESS

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Assisting passengers with a disability, TUSS, assistance animals and wheelchairs/mobility aids.

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