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yellowroseoftexas53
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USA
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Posted - 02/27/2014 :  10:33:14 AM  Show Profile  Visit yellowroseoftexas53's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hello-I have seen suburbans being used for school bus routes in Texas. I know there are certain requirements/specifications the vehicle must have, and I want to make sure that if we start using one-it will be in accordance with the law. Does anyone know where I might find that information? I know it needs loading lights of some nature and a stop sign and probably reflective material, but does it have to be school bus yellow? Thanks~

bwest
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United States
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Posted - 02/28/2014 :  06:52:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am not sure about TX but in IL we are governed by IDOT and the state board of education. You would probably need to start at one of these and go from there. As for your set up, in IL your idea would be totally unacceptable. There are certain federal safety laws that have to be followed as well. Good luck.

Bryan
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bwest
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Posted - 03/11/2014 :  2:03:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
There was a similar rule in our state a few years ago (of course that has changed now). What you need to look out for is if this applies to a daily route. Our state allowed transporting of students to events and such in a van/ suburban etc. but not to and from school.
Hope this helps.

Bryan
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Fastback
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Posted - 04/04/2014 :  1:38:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
http://www.schoolbusfleet.com/PhotoGallery/ImageViewer.aspx?id=45&curPage=16


Why yes, the ORIGinal CHARGER is a Fastback
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