Standards for vehicle maintenance are as follows:
Vehicles must be maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule or an improved schedule based on actual vehicle operating conditions.
Providers shall correct a deficiency that might interfere with the safe operation of the vehicle before the vehicle is placed in service.
Windows and lights must be kept clean.
The interior of vehicles must be kept clean so as to be free from dirt, grease, body fluids, and other offensive matter and in good repair.
Wheelchair lifts must be maintained in conformance with the manual and instructions provided by the lift manufacturer. When the provider has the vehicle serviced, it shall instruct the mechanic or service facility to inspect, repair, or service the lift in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
MS s 174.30
17 SR 634; 28 SR 1578
October 11, 2007
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes