US NHTSA Recalls: Thomas Built School Buses


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, December 31, 2019, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of 97 (ninety seven) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the 97 (ninety seven) recalls the NHTSA announced this month comes news of the following:

Logo - Daimler Trucks North America LLCDaimler Trucks North America LLC (“DTNA”), a Portland, Oregon establishment and a subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 7,601 model year 2011-2021 Thomas Built Saf-T Liner HDX School Buses built with a wall mounted barrier at the first rafter on the passenger side marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Logo - Thomas BuiltNHTSA Safety Notification 19V899000 reports the forward barrier in the recalled School Buses may not provide sufficient protection. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) number 222, “School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection”

According to the NHTSA, in the event of a crash, the occupant may come in contact with the barrier, experiencing a higher impact than intended, increasing the risk of injury.

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin February 14, 2020. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at toll-free 1-800-547-0712 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). DTNA’s designation for this recall is FL-843.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler Trucks North America LLC, please search for “Daimler Trucks” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Thomas Built brand, please search for “Thomas” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V899000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12477-2019
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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