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Safety First Defending Best Practice for Wheelchair Students

The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) §571.222 titled “School bus passenger seating and crash protection” was modified to include wheelchair-seated students and now requires all wheelchair stations provided by school bus manufacturers to be installed for forward-facing travel and equipped with four-point, strap-type wheelchair tiedown (S5.4.1/.2/.3 Wheelchair securement anchorages) and three-point pelvic/shoulder belt restraint systems that meet static strength requirements (S5.4....
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6/2/2013| Reference Number : 23.0| School Bus | Wheelchair safety |