Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-02-06 - 2018-06-04
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V561000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-17 Date Received by ODI: 2018-08-23 Date Added to Database: 2018-08-30
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL787
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 33
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2017-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses, equipped with S3B 45" Restraint School Bus Seats. In the event of a crash, the seat's foot may pull through the bolted joint at the bus floor. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
      In the event of a crash, if the seat detaches from the floor, it can increase the risk of injury.
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will install a washer between the rear mounting foot, and the bus floor to keep the seat secured, free of charge. The recall began October 17, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL787.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 210
      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