US NHTSA Recalls: Blue Bird Vision & All American Buses


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of forty two (42) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the forty two (42) recalls the NHTSA announced this May comes news of the following:

Logo - Blue Bird Body CompanyBlue Bird Body Company (“Blue Bird”), a Fort Valley, Georgia establishment, has recalled an estimated 1,585 model year 2020-2021 Vision and All American School Buses marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Parking Brake – Parking Brake may not hold vehicle/FMVSS 105

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V258000 reports the foot pedal parking brake assembly may have been improperly assembled possibly resulting in a failure to hold the vehicle stationary on an incline when the vehicle is loaded to its maximum weight. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) number 105, “Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems.”

According to the NHTSA, unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing results.

Blue Bird will notify registered owners, and dealers will inspect the foot pedal parking brake assembly application force and adjust it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 3, 2020. Owners may contact Blue Bird Customer Service at 1-478-822-2242 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). Blue Bird’s designation for this recall is R20AP-SB.

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 Blue Bird Body Company, please search for “Blue Bird” 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 Blue Bird All American brand, please search for “All American” 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 Blue Bird Vision brand, please search for “Vision” 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: 20V258000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13069-2020
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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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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