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Metrotrans Corporation submitted a model Classic 20' Raised Roof, gasoline powered 12 seat/22-foot bus, for partial STURAA testing in 4 yr/100,000 mile category. The Federal Transit Administration determined that the following test would be performed: 3. Safety. Testing started on May 11, 1998, and was completed on May 29, 1998. The Check-In section of the report provides a description of the bus and specifies its major components.
The Safety Test, a double-lane change obstacle avoidance, test was performed in both right-hand and left-hand directions up to the maximum test speed of 45 mph. During the 40 and 45 mph passes, the test driver experienced difficulty with recovery and during the 45 mph passes, the front outside wheel lost ground contact.