Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 13, § 1285 - Windows -Type 1 School Bus

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 16, April 25, 2022

The windows on Type 1 school buses shall be as follows:

(a) Size of Opening. Windows shall open and lower vertically and shall provide unobstructed openings not less than 12 in. in height and 264 sq in. in area.
(b) Exceptions. These windows may be stationary and of lesser dimensions:
(1) Rear windows and the rearmost side windows.
(2) Windows in or immediately adjacent to an entrance or emergency door.
(3) Side windows located forward of the entrance door required by Section 1281.
(4) A window on the left side located between the driver's window and the window adjacent to the nearest passenger seat.
(c) Driver's Window. The foremost window to the left of the driver may be of lesser dimensions and may open and close horizontally.
(d) Banding. All exposed edges of glass in windows shall be banded.
(e) Latches. On Type 1 school buses constructed on or after January 1, 1957, window latches shall be designed so that no sharp edges protrude.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 13, § 1285

Note: Authority and reference cited: Sections 34501.5 and 34508, Vehicle Code; and Section 39831, Education Code.

1. New subsection (b)(3) filed 8-24-79; designated effective 10-1-79 (Register 79, No. 34).
2. Editorial correction (Register 79, No. 38).
3. Amendment of subsection (b)(2) filed 4-2-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 14).
4. New subsection (b)(4) filed 4-27-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 18).

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