NHTSA Campaign Id 18V846000; Date: Nov. 28, 2018
in the event of a crash, if the bus seat detaches from the floor, it can increase the risk of injury.
2020 Blue Bird All American; 2019 Blue Bird Vision; 2020 Blue Bird Vision
Manufactured by: Blue Bird Body Company
Affected Units:: 12
blue bird body company (blue bird) is recalling certain 2020 blue bird all american and 2019-2020 blue bird vision school buses, equipped with certain hsm nextgen 45" 3pt school bus seats, part number genq3-45 lh. there may be an insufficient number of bolts attaching the seat to the bus floor, allowing the seat to detach from the bus floor in the event of a crash. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 210, "seat belt assembly anchorages."
blue bird will notify owners, and dealers will install a secondary floor mounting brace, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin december 27, 2018. owners may contact blue bird customer service at 1-478-822-2242. blue bird's number for this recall is r18zt-sb.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.Also see: