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School Bus - Type A California BusSchool Buses - Type A Minotour

The Minotour® may be the smallest school bus we sell, but don't be fooled by its size. Into this highly compact and maneuverable vehicle, it's packed with all the safety features and rugged engineering of our bigger buses. And, unlike most passenger vans, the Minotour meets and exceeds all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for school buses. The Minotour is loaded with features.


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School Bus Safety

At Thomas Built Buses, passenger safety is our number one priority. Every bus they manufacture meets or exceeds all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for school buses. Designed into the Minotour are a number of innovative safety features, including:

  • 73" interior headroom

  • Interior dome lights

  • Driver-friendly ergonomic instrument panel

  • 6" x 16" interior rearview mirror with padded edges

  • Thermal poly fiber insulation

Driver Visibility

  • Driver control panel placed overhead

  • Manually operated front entrance door

  • 306 square-inch Saf-T-Vue window

Serviceability

  • Electronics mounted in interior service
    compartment with light

  • Printed circuit boards

  • Main circuit breaker located inside entrance door
    as master power to body

  • Access to lights from inside the bus

Options

  • Wheelchair lift with 44" wide door

  • Remote control/heated mirrors

  • Driver's step

  • Electrically operated front entrance door

  • Dash and rear A/C

  • Various seat options available: bench seat without belts, with lap belts, with 3-point belts; latch; integrated child seat; or coach-style seating

  • Roof hatch

  • Wheelchair lift with 44" wide door

  • Remote control/heated mirrors

  • Driver's step

  • Electrically operated front entrance door

  • Dash and rear A/C

  • Various seat options available: bench seat without belts, with lap belts, with 3-point belts; latch; integrated child seat; or coach-style seating
    * (14K EL = optional steel skin)

 

  • Meets or exceeds FMVSS/CMVSS

  • Built like a full-size school bus

  • Safety cage body construction with one-piece skirt-to-skirt roof bows

  • Two internal roof crash rails for rollover protection

  • Daytime running lights

  • Four-wheel anti-lock brakes

  • 42" x 47" glass-paneled rear emergency door

The Minotour is so strong and durable that they parked their 18,000-pound Type D bus on its roof-without extra reinforcement. Its steel cage construction and one-piece, skirt-to-skirt steel rafter held up so well that all its windows and doors still opened easily without binding.



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