Safety

AmTran, Collins Recalls Announced

Posted on November 1, 2001
The following information was published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: American Transportation The 39-inch flip seats in approximately 4,000 AmTran FE, RE and CS and International IC models manufactured between August 1999 and August 2001 could bind in the occupied position. The cushion frame support bar slides off the seat support pad, which could retain the seat in the occupied position. In the event of an emergency, the seat could block the aisle, which could result in injury or death. Owners will be provided with instructions and parts to repair the seats. For more information, call American Transportation at (501) 505-2190. Collins Bus Corp. The bolts used to secure floor-mounted wheelchair track are too long on some Grand Bantams manufactured between March 2000 and August 2001. The bolts could protrude through the wheel well and puncture the rear tires. Dealers will replace the long bolts with shorter bolts that will sit flush. For more information, call Collins Bus at (800) 533-1850.
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