What will the criteria be in order to qualify for Advance Standby?
Vehicles carrying time-critical food or shellfish
Emergency response, medical and military vehicles
Customers with urgent medical appointments (excluding where NHS protocol applies)
Close family critical Illness, death or funerals
Urgent vet appointments
Vehicle bookings impacted by service disruption
CalMac operations: critical travel during incident management.
Hospitality - customers with confirmed accommodation bookings on the island (proof must be given)
Offshore workers returning home
Council response vehicle bookings - i.e., replacement/additional gritting vehicles (only in times of inclement weather) and landslip repairs, burials, social care requirements (emergency/urgent appointments) and education requirements (supply teachers travelling to and from school).