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State of Bus Safety in the U.S.: Summary of Federal and State Regulations (Report 0078)


This report provides a comprehensive overview of transit bus safety regulations and standards developed by all 50 states, as well as information on how state departments of transportation regulate the maintenance or operation of transit/paratransit vehicles operated by public transit agencies. Contains a spreadsheet with information on state DOT regulation of transit bus safety, state requirements for annual transit bus inspections, and a list of laws and regulations.

Last updated: Monday, October 8, 2018