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WAC 392-143-040

Other required inspections of school buses.

All school buses which have been rebuilt, have received a major modification, have received a major repair, or have received an interior renovation or refurbishment must be inspected prior to transporting students in accordance with the following criteria:
(1) A rebuilt school bus: For the purpose of this section, a rebuilt school bus must fully comply with all current Washington specifications at the time the school bus is rebuilt.
(2) A school bus receiving a major modification (e.g., hydraulic lift and/or ramp for wheelchairs) must meet all current state of Washington specifications at the time the major modification is made.
(3) A school bus receiving a major repair must meet or exceed Washington specifications in effect at the time of the original manufacturing date of the bus and shall be inspected in the same manner as a new school bus with emphasis on mechanical safety items.
(4) A school bus receiving an interior renovation or refurbishment must be inspected in the same manner as a new school bus with respect to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 222.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.61.380. WSR 18-09-092, § 392-143-040, filed 4/17/18, effective 5/18/18; WSR 12-01-075, § 392-143-040, filed 12/19/11, effective 1/19/12; WSR 84-20-081 (Order 84-39), § 392-143-040, filed 10/2/84; WSR 83-21-025 (Order 83-13), § 392-143-040, filed 10/10/83; Order 8-77, § 392-143-040, filed 10/11/77, effective 11/11/77; Order 7-75, § 392-143-040, filed 12/22/75. Formerly WAC 392-21-125.]
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