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NOTE: Diesel engines are standard for Type A, C, and certain D (15 to 90 passenger) buses, the purchaser may wish to investigate the possible safety, fuel economy, and maintenance for diesel engines before choosing another power source.

FLOOR COVERING, LIGHT REFLECTING: Note: For all buses, the purchaser may wish to investigate the use of floor coverings in colors other than black. Visibility is enhanced through the use of light gray, blue, and green. These colors may be obtained at little or no additional cost.

FLOOR MOUNTED ACCELERATOR AND/OR BRAKE PEDAL: Note: If the intended purchase of a larger bus is for extended drive times (route or activity), the purchaser may wish to investigate floor mounted accelerator and/or brake pedals. Floors mounts provide additional driver comfort and reduce fatigue. These controls are standard in non-school transit buses.

TRACKS (Floor track for WC and occupant restraint systems): Note: “Tracks” are metal braces, which are fastened to the floor of the bus to assist in the securement of wheelchairs. The braces (tracks) can be purchased which are level or flat to the floor or above the floor. The vendor can provide detailed information.

WHEELCHAIR LIFT PLACEMENT: Note: When requested, the vendor will provide information and coordination of a floor plan to best locate a wheelchair lift.

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