2021 THOMAS BUILT BUSES SAF-T-LINER HDX - STRUCTURE
Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2011-2021 Thomas Built Saf-T Liner HDX school buses built with a wall mounted barrier at the first rafter on the passenger side. The forward barrier may not provide sufficient protection. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 222, "School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection."
HazardIn the event of a crash, the occupant may come in contact with the barrier, experiencing a higher impact than intended, increasing the risk of injury.
Consumer ActionThe remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin February 14, 2020. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-843.