Subscribe Today

Feb 06, 2009

K-Series KlearVue wheelchair lift

Company: Ricon Corp.


SHARING TOOLS   | Email Print RSS

The K-Series KlearVue wheelchair lift is equipped with a platform that automatically folds in half. Larry McNutt, western regional sales manager, says this benefits the driver, particularly when the lift is forward-mounted in the bus, because the platform does not block his or her vision.

To ensure that a passenger is secure, the lift includes a fully interlocked restraint belt. “The belt must be fastened before the lift will operate,” McNutt explains.

The components of the “Ricon Safety Zone” enhance passenger safety. The automatic inboard rollstop features Ricon’s Sto-Loc technology, which is a latch at the base plate of the lift that secures it.

Standee handrails are on each side of the lift, and its outboard rollstop has a durable one-piece aluminum design with a “quiet-touch” edge.

Moreover, McNutt says end users can reach over the platform and unlatch the bus lift door if necessary, which cannot be done with Ricon’s S-Series lift.

Additional features include on-board LED diagnostics and a manual backup system.


Request More Info about this product/service/company




Related Products

Premium Member

Get bus sales numbers, transportation statistics, bus specifications, industry survey results, bus loading and unloading fatality statistics and more in the School Bus Fleet Research Center. Become a premium member today!
Log in Button Register Button

Newsletter

Get breaking news, industry updates, product announcements and more.