Any vehicle used by an operator to provide transportation service must be equipped with wheelchair securement devices that meet the specifications of subdivisions 1 and 2. Only securement devices that meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act may be used. A wheelchair securement device must be installed and used according to the manufacturer's instructions and Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, section 38.23. Wheelchair securement devices installed in any vehicle must be maintained in working order and according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
The design requirements for securement devices must meet the specifications in Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, section 38.23.
A vehicle used to provide transportation service must carry only as many persons seated in wheelchairs as the number of securement devices approved by the commissioner of public safety as meeting the specifications of subdivisions 1 and 2 with which the vehicle is equipped, and each occupied wheelchair must be secured by such a securement device before the vehicle is set in motion.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes