H.R.5180 - A bill to amend the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 to direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish Federal motor vehicle safety standards to require that each schoolbus be equipped so as to provide the driver with an unobstructed view of the area under the front of the schoolbus, and for other purposes.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Eckart, Dennis E. [D-OH-11] (Introduced 08/08/1988)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/23/1988 Referred to Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5180 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/08/1988)
Amends the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 to direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish certain Federal motor vehicle safety standards requiring that each school bus be equipped to provide the driver with a clear, unobstructed view of the ground area in front of the front tires, and directly under the front bumper.
Requires the Secretary to report to the Congress on the number of school buses manufactured before April 1, 1977, that are being used as school buses as of the date of such report.