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NHTSA Final Rule - Bus Rollover Structural Integrity

November 13, 2023 8:58 AM | Tammy Mortier (Administrator)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a Final Rule granting parts of the petitions for reconsideration of the December 29, 2021, Final Rule establishing Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 227, “Bus Rollover Structural Integrity.” This standard is designed to enhance the rollover structural integrity and reduce the likelihood of ejection from over-the-road buses (motorcoaches), other vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) greater than 26,000 pounds. School buses are excluded from this requirement. The compliance date for this Final Rule is December 30, 2024.

Click here for the link to the Final Rule.

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