Nevada - Transportation Safety—safety equipment: Program Requirement

Program Requirement
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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Nevada Revised Statutes 386.837.  New school buses to be equipped with shoulder-harness-type safety belt.

[Coding note: State law requires school districts to equip school buses with a shoulder-harness-type safety belt assembly on and after July 2019. Does not address coding.]

  1. On and after July 1, 2019, with respect to any new school bus which is purchased by a school district to transport pupils, the school bus must be equipped with a shoulder-harness- type safety belt assembly for use in each permanent seating position for passengers on the school bus.
  2. Each shoulder-harness-type safety belt assembly required by subsection 1 must meet the applicable minimum standards and specifications which are set forth in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the United States Department of Transportation and which are in effect on the date the school district purchases the school bus.
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