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67 Pa. Code § 171.42. Aisle.

§ 171.42. Aisle.

 The requirements for the aisles of a school bus are as follows:

   (1)  Minimum clearance of aisles shall be at least 30 centimeters—11 3/4 inches—wide. Aisles shall be unobstructed at all times.

   (2)  The seat backs shall be slanted sufficiently to give aisle clearance of 15 inches at tops of seat backs.

   (3)  Emergency doors shall be accessible by an aisle at least 30 centimeters—11 3/4 inches—wide.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  171.42 amended under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  4103, 4551—4553 and 6103.

Source

   The provisions of this §  171.42 adopted August 4, 1978, effective July 1, 1979, 8 Pa.B. 2194; amended August 19, 1983, effective August 20, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 2561; readopted December 4, 1987, effective December 5, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 5052; amended September 13, 1996, effective September 14, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 4411. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (122790).

Cross References

   This section cited in 67 Pa. Code §  171.92 (relating to aisles); and 67 Pa. Code §  171.144 (relating to seating).



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