(625 ILCS 5/12-802)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-802)
(a) Each school bus shall have the sign "SCHOOL
BUS" painted on both the front and rear of the bus as high as practicable
in letters at least 8 inches high.
(b) Each school bus and multifunction school-activity bus (MFSAB) shall have the vehicle
weight and the vehicle maximum passenger capacity recommended by the manufacturer
of the bus, which shall be based upon provision for 13 inches of seating
space for each passenger exclusive of the driver, painted on
the body to the left of the service door in letters at least 2 inches high.
The name of the owner or the entity or both for which the school bus or MFSAB is operated
shall be painted in a contrasting color on both sides, centered
as high as practicable below the window line, in letters at least 4 inches
high. An identification number shall be painted as high as practicable
on both the front and rear of the school bus or MFSAB in letters at least
4 inches high.
(c) Decals may be used instead of painting under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 96-410, eff. 7-1-10