11.14.02.09

.09 Body and Sheet Metal — Applicable to School Vehicles Only.

Body exterior components and sheet metal parts, if damaged or dislocated so that they project from the vehicle to present a safety hazard to occupants, pedestrians, or other vehicles, may be cause for rejection of the vehicle.

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Protruding Metal. Inspect for torn metal parts, moldings, rub rails, etc., which may protrude from vehicle. (1)
  (a) Body components and sheet metal are subject to rejection if a condition exists which is hazardous to occupants, pedestrians, or other vehicles.
  (b) Torn metal, broken glass, or other loose or dislocated parts protrude from the surface of the vehicle which is hazardous to occupants, pedestrians, or other vehicles.