Escort Qualifications
 
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Must each have a registered, minimum total seating capacity with seat belts of fifteen special education passengers with the following seating configurations: eight students who use wheelchairs, seven ambulatory passengers, and one escort. The seating configurations are subject to change depending on the needs of the children aboard the vehicle. Each vehicle is designed so that the driver and escort can assist a pupil in a wheelchair into and out of the vehicle by use of the lift without any discomfort or danger to the pupil. Each vehicle must be equipped with tie-down passive restraint devices to anchor each wheelchair securely to the vehicle. 

Ramp Wagon
Must each have a registered, minimum total seating capacity for seven special education passengers including the escort with the following seating configurations: three or four students with wheelchairs, three ambulatory passengers, and one matron or attendant. The seating configurations are subject to change depending on the needs of the children aboard the vehicle. Each vehicle is designed so that a driver and escort can assist a pupil in a wheelchair into and out of the vehicle by use of the ramp without any danger or discomfort to the pupil. Each vehicle must be equipped with tie-down passive restraint devices to anchor each wheelchair securely to the vehicle. 
Mini-Wagon
Must each have a registered, minimum total seating capacity with seat belts for fifteen special education passengers and an escort. The seating capacities are subject to change depending on the needs of the children aboard the vehicle. 
Special Education Standard School Buses 
Must have a minimum seating capacity of thirty-six students with seat belts excluding the driver and escort. These buses are equipped with entrance and exit doors on both sides of the vehicles for easy access to the sidewalk regardless of the street conditions. The seating capacities are subject to change depending on the needs of the children aboard the vehicle.
 General Education Standard School Buses
Must have a minimum seating capacity of sixty students excluding the driver.
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