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SCHOOL BUSES

See also SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS; SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION

Accidents, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91, 2004 169.4511

Activities buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02

Advertising on, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.90, 2004 123B.93

Age, type III vehicles, standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Aisles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447, 2004 169.4504

Application of law

Driveaway-towaway exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.031

Motor carriers, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.025

Vehicles transporting wheelchair users, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 299A.11

Wheelchair securement, Minn. Statutes 2004 299A.11

Audio and video recording, signs, Minn. Statutes 2004 121A.585

Batteries, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Bodies

Serial numbers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441, 2004 169.4501, 2004 169.4503

Bodily fluid cleanup kits, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Brakes, standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Bumpers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Carseats, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.685, 2004 171.05

Certificates and certification

Activities buses, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Charter carriers, school buses, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.01

Chartered buses, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Chassis, standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501, 2004 169.4502

Child passenger restraint systems

Drivers without school bus endorsements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02

Exclusion, Human Services Licensing Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 245A.18

Color

Beltline, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Fenders, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502, 2004 169.4503

Grilles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Hood, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Rub rails, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501, 2004 169.4502, 2004 169.4503, 2004 169.454

Commercial motor vehicles

Exclusion, traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.781

School buses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01, 2004 171.01

Communication systems

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Specially equipped buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4504

Companies, see Carriers under SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION

Conflict of laws, standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502, 2004 169.4504

Construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501, 2004 169.4503

Contractors

Certificates and certification, drivers, training, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.321

Drivers without endorsements, license verification, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.02

Evaluations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.321

Verification by, school bus drivers, drivers' license validity, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.321

Contracts

National standards incorporation by reference, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Rulemaking, incorporation by reference, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.449

Controlled substances, Minn. Statutes 2004 152.01, 2004 152.021 to 2004 152.024, 2004 152.029

Costs, see Transportation under EDUCATION FUNDING

Crash barriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Dealers, certification standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Definitions

Drivers' licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.01

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Prohibited drugs, Minn. Statutes 2004 152.01

Traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01, 2004 169.441

Defrosters, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Design, national standards, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Diesel school buses, exhaust fumes, engine idling, and parking limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.885

Doors, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Drivers, see SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS

Early childhood family education, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.88

Emergencies, school district policies, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91

Emergency equipment, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503, 2004 169.454

Enforcement of law

Operations, state troopers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.449

Safety, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

State Patrol, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

Equipment

Advertising on buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.93

Bodily fluid cleanup kits, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Buses not school buses, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Emergency equipment, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503, 2004 169.454

National standards, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Specially equipped school buses, standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Evacuation drills, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.90

Exits

Drivers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Emergency exits, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447, 2004 169.4503, 2004 169.4504

Fenders, color, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502, 2004 169.4503

Fire extinguishers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Firearms, possession on school property, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.66

First aid kits, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Flashing lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.442, 2004 169.443, 2004 169.4503, 2004 169.64

Fleets, discontinuance, transfer of funds, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.79

Frames, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Funding, see Transportation under EDUCATION FUNDING

Garages, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.51, 2004 123B.97

Grilles, color, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Gross revenues, for-hire transportation, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.031

Gross vehicle weight ratings, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Gross weight

Basis, computation of motor vehicle registration taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.011

License applicants, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.87

Head Start, see Buses under HEAD START

Hoods, color, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Horns, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Identification

Activities buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02

Advertising on buses not to interfere, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.93

Bus body serial number, "MN" designation, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441

Buses not school buses, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Child care buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Drivers of approaching vehicles, stopping or passing violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.444

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.031

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Type III vehicles, standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Incidents

Criminal incidents, law enforcement agency response, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4581

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4582

Reporting requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4582

Inspection certificates

Activities buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02

Display, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

Recreational or educational activities, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451, 2004 171.02

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

Inspections

Annual inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443, 2004 169.451, 2004 171.02

Manuals, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Postcrash inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4511

Preregistration inspection, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.102

School district policies, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91

Spot inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501, 2004 169.4503

State Patrol, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451, 2004 169.4511, 2004 299D.03, 2004 299D.06

Stickers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441

Insulation, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Insurance

No-fault automobile insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.47, 2004 65B.53, 2004 169.791, 2004 169.792

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.88

Interior speakers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Interpretation of law

Seat belts, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Leases, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Lessees, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.88

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.88

Lights

Amber lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441 to 2004 169.443, 2004 169.48

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.442

Board of education rules, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.442

Display requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.48

Drivers of approaching vehicles, stopping or passing violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.444

Eight-lamp warning system, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02

Exterior lights, federal regulations, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Flashing lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.442, 2004 169.443, 2004 169.4503, 2004 169.64

Flashing red lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32, 2004 169.442, 2004 169.443

Four-way hazard lights, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.442

Stop signal arms, see same under this topic

Strobe lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.442, 2004 169.4503, 2004 169.64

Turn signals, red, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Type III vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443, 2004 169.48, 2004 171.02

Visibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.48

When not used, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Loading and unloading

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Rules and regulations, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91

Safety training, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.90

School bus drivers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443, 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02, 2004 171.321

Signals

Lights, see same under this topic

Stop signal arms, see same under this topic

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Maintenance and repair

School district policies, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91

Manufacturers, certificates and certification

Bodies, standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Chassis standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Standards, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441

Markings

Identification, see same under this topic

Safety, summary messages, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441

Unlawful passing messages, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Mirrors, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503, 2004 169.454

Monitors, district policies, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91

Motor coaches, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Motor vehicle registration taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Motor vehicle registration

Preregistration inspection, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.102

New buses

Color, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441

Drivers' seat belts, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Noise standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Notices (posting)

Audio and video recording devices, Minn. Statutes 2004 121A.585

Oil filters, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Operations

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.449, 2004 169.4504

Safety, see same under this topic

Operators, child care buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Owners, child care buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Parking, diesel buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.885

Passengers

Conduct, policies, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.90, 2004 123B.91

Eligibility to ride, privilege, Minn. Statutes 2004 121A.59, 2004 123B.90, 2004 123B.91

Notice given, seat belts, intent not to use, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Safety courses, competency requirement, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.88, 2004 123B.90, 2004 123B.91, 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02

Standing, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Presumptions, drivers of approaching vehicles

Stopping or passing violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.444

Public information and education programs

Controlled substances, crimes committed in school zones, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 152.029

Public transit, school buses, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.01, 2004 574.26

Records and record keeping

Activities buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02

Disciplinary records, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91

Recreational or educational activities, using for

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Remounted vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Rentals, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.88

Reports about

Accidents and incidents, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.445

Routes, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Rub rails, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Rulemaking about

Contracts, incorporation by reference, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Drivers, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.321

Inspection certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

Lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.442

Nonpupil transportation, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.88

Operations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.449, 2004 169.4504

Safety, summary messages, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441

Rules and regulations, passenger conduct, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.90

Safety

Drivers, certification, drivers' license renewal or issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 171.07

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.445

Nonpublic schools, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.90

Public Safety Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.435

School district policies, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.90

School transportation safety directors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91

Summary messages, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441

Training, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.88, 2004 123B.90, 2004 123B.91, 2004 169.448, 2004 171.02

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

School bus stops, designation, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

School readiness programs, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.88

School zones, school buses defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 152.01

Seat belts

Drivers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Exclusion, Human Services Licensing Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 245A.18

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.685

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Passenger lap and shoulder belts, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Reserved revenue, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 121A.15

Seat belt cutters, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Seating capacity, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Seats

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Seating capacity, determining, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.011

Shoulder belts, see Seat belts under this topic

Signals

Lights, see same under this topic

Stop signal arms, see same under this topic

Signs

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441

Audio and video recording devices, Minn. Statutes 2004 121A.585

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441, 2004 169.443

Special transportation services, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2004 174.30

Specially equipped buses

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4504

Passenger lap and shoulder belts, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Standards

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Auxiliary fans, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Batteries, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Body, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Brakes, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Chassis, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Color, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502, 2004 169.4503

Conflict of laws, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502, 2004 169.4504

Construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Defrosting, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Doors, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Emergency equipment, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Frames, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Horns, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Incorporation by reference, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Manufacturers certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.441, 2004 169.4502

Mirrors, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

National standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Oil filters, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Specially equipped buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4504

Tires, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Transmission, shifting, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Type III vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Stop signal arm systems

Activation, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Red flashing warning lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.442, 2004 169.443

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.442

Stopping or standing on highway, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32

Type III vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Stopping

Restrictions, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.32

School bus stops, designation, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Stopping at railroad crossings, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.28

Tires, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447, 2004 169.4502

Trailers, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Transit vehicles, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 299A.11

Transmissions, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Transportation vehicles

Wheelchair securement, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 299A.11

Type A school buses

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Insulation, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Type B school buses

Batteries, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

National standards, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Rub rails, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Type C school buses

Batteries, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

National standards, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Rub rails, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Type D school buses

Batteries, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

National standards, adoption, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Rub rails, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Type III school buses

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

Depreciation costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.92

Loading and unloading, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Nonscheduled transportation, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01, 2004 169.454

Safety standards, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.01

School district policies, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.91

Standards, see same under this topic

Stopping at railroad crossings, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.28

Variances, standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4501

Vehicle identification, see Identification under this topic

Violations and penalties

Buses which have been in accidents, driving or allowing to be driven, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4511

Disorderly conduct, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.72

Drivers, see Violations and penalties under SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS

Equipment violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Identification, buses not school buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.448

Inspection certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.451

Lights, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443, 2004 169.448, 2004 169.48, 2004 171.02

Loading and unloading violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.443

Operation, rules violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.449

Other drivers, see Violations and penalties under TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.445

Safety violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 121A.59, 2004 171.17, 2004 171.18

Standing while bus is in motion, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Student violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 121A.59, 2004 123B.91

Volunteers, seat belt use, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447

Warning devices

Backup warning alarms, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Horns, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4502

Type III vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.454

Wheelchair lifts, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.447, 2004 169.4504

White strobe lamps, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Width, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Windows, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Windshields, safety glass, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

Wiring, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.4503

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