Motor vehicles for the transportation of persons with physical disabilities
This Standard applies to motor vehicles other than passenger cars (as defined in Section 2 of the Motor
Vehicle Safety Act) designed and manufactured, or converted, and equipped for the purpose of
transporting persons with physical disabilities.
This Standard specifies
a) the design and manufacture of the vehicle, lifts, and ramps;
b) the mobility aid location and securement; and
c) the required safety equipment.
This Standard does not apply to any transit bus and any over-the-road bus.
This Standard also does not apply to school bus (see CSA D250).
The values given in SI units are the units of record for the purposes of this Standard. The values given in
parentheses are for information and comparison only.
In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to
satisfy in order to comply with the standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that
which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible
within the limits of the Standard.
Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a
note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (nonmandatory) to define their