TITLE 92: TRANSPORTATION
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
SUBCHAPTER e: TRAFFIC SAFETY (EXCEPT HAZARDOUS MATERIALS)
PART 442 MINIMUM SAFETY STANDARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF TYPE II SCHOOL BUSES
SECTION 442.235 FLOOR COVERING
Section 442.235 Floor Covering
a) Plywood or equivalent material may be applied over the existing steel floor and securely fastened – shall be applied if specified by the purchaser. If applied, plywood shall be at least ½" exterior BB grade.
b) All portions of the floor that come in contact with passengers' or driver's footwear shall be covered with a waterproof material. This floor covering shall not crack when subjected to sudden temperature change and shall be bonded securely to the floor with a waterproof substance. All seams and openings shall be filled with a waterproof sealer.
c) The floor covering in the aisles and entrance area shall be of non-skid, wear-resistance type material commonly used in commercial passenger transportation vehicles.
(Source: Amended at 26 Ill. Reg. 3255, effective February 19, 2002)