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  • Acts
  • 1998
  • Chapter 470 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SCHOOL BUS INSPECTIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


The first paragraph of section 7B of chapter 90. of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out clause (17), as appearing in the 1996 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following two clauses:-

(17) School bus drivers shall perform daily post-trip inspections of the interior of their buses including behind and underneath each seat. Any school bus driver who fails to perform such inspection shall be punished by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $100;

(18) Every school bus operated on any way shall be chassis model year 1977 or any subsequent model year.

Approved January 14, 1999.