Key Documents

Vehicle Descriptions

Hydraulic Lift
Each vehicle must have a registered, minimum total seating capacity, with seat belts, of sixteen special education passengers with the following seating configurations: eight students with wheelchairs, eight ambulatory passengers, excluding the driver and escort (matron/attendant). The seating configurations are subject to change depending on the needs of the children aboard the vehicle. Each vehicle is designed so that the driver and escort can assist a student in a wheelchair into and out of the vehicle using the lift without any discomfort or danger to the student. Each vehicle must be equipped with tie-down passive restraint devices to anchor each wheelchair securely to the vehicle.

Ramp Wagon
Each vehicle must have a registered, minimum total seating capacity of eight special education passengers excluding the driver and escort (matron/attendant) with the following seating configurations: four non-ambulatory students with wheelchairs, four ambulatory passengers, and one matron or attendant. The seating configurations are subject to change depending on the needs of the children aboard the vehicle. Each vehicle is designed so that a driver and escort can assist a student in a wheelchair into and out of the vehicle using the ramp without any danger or discomfort to the student. Each vehicle must be equipped with tie-down passive restraint devices to anchor each wheelchair securely to the vehicle.

Mini-Wagon
Each vehicle must have a registered, minimum total seating capacity, with seat belts, of fifteen special education passengers excluding the driver and escort (matron/attendant). The seating capacities are subject to change depending on the needs of the children aboard the vehicle.

Special Education Standard School Bus
Each vehicle must have a minimum adult seating capacity of thirty-six students with seat belts, excluding the driver and escort (matron/attendant). These buses are equipped with entrance and exit doors on both sides of the vehicles for easy access to the sidewalk regardless of the street conditions. The seating capacities are subject to change depending on the needs of the children aboard the vehicle.

General Education Standard School Bus
Each vehicle must have a minimum seating capacity of sixty students.