THOMAS BUILT SAF-T-LINER C2 2018: EQUIPMENT

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2004-12-01 - 2017-05-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V453000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-12-20 Date Received by ODI: 2017-07-17 Date Added to Database: 2017-07-20
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-743
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1462
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2005-2018 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses. In the event of a crash, the wheelchair pocket track anchorage may not adequately secure a the wheelchair.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash, an unsecured wheelchair may increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will add additional fasteners to the wheelchair pocket track to reinforce the anchorage, free of charge. An interim notice was sent to owners on September 13, 2017. The recall began on December 20, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-743.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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 www.safercar.gov.