Special Needs Transportation

Collins Launches New Low-Floor Bus

Thomas McMahon
Posted on July 13, 2017

The new Collins Bus Low-Floor, built on the Ram ProMaster chassis, is designed to enhance accessibility with an integrated wheelchair ramp.
The new Collins Bus Low-Floor, built on the Ram ProMaster chassis, is designed to enhance accessibility with an integrated wheelchair ramp.
The latest model from Collins Bus aims to enhance accessibility for students who use wheelchairs.

The new Collins Bus Low-Floor integrates a wheelchair ramp with three floor plans, with positions for one, two, or three wheelchair passengers. The bus does not use a wheelchair lift or multiple-step entrances.

The Low-Floor is built on the front-wheel drive Ram ProMaster chassis and is powered by a 3.6-liter gasoline V6 engine. The bus has a wheelbase of 200 inches and a GVWR of 9,350 pounds.

Standard body equipment includes 1/2-inch marine-grade plywood flooring, LED stop/tail/turn/backup and interior dome lights, one-piece tubular steel roof bows, and an electric entrance door.

Among the options for the Low-Floor bus are three-point seats, 5/8-inch marine-grade plywood flooring, AM/FM/Bluetooth radio, backup alarm, backup camera, egress window, roof escape hatch, and floor seat track.

For more information, go here.

Related Topics: Collins Bus Corp., Type A/small buses, wheelchairs

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