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 442.620 WIRING
Section 442.620 Wiring
a) See the FMVSS for requirements (49 CFR 571).
b) All wiring for lamps and other electrical devices shall be as recommended for automobiles, motor coaches, and heavy duty starting motor circuits in SAE Recommended Practices J1292 and J541a and in other practices or standards referenced in the SAE Recommended Practices, unless specifically preempted by the FMVSS or this Part.
c) Manufacturer's circuit arrangements are acceptable; however, a separate circuit for the alternately flashing signal lamps and stop signal arm lamps shall be installed.
d) Extra fuses for each size of fuse used on the bus may be conveniently mounted on the bus body if specified by the purchaser.
e) A noise suppression switch that is capable of turning off noise producing accessories, including, but not limited to, heater blowers, defroster fans, auxiliary fans and radios, must be present. (See Section 12-815.2 of the Code.)
(Source: Amended at 31 Ill. Reg. 8238, effective May 25, 2007)