44. The owner of a school bus shall provide his vehicle with the following items and shall ensure that they are kept in good condition:
(1) at least 3 triangle reflectors that conform to CSA Standard D-250-03 entitled “School Buses” and published on 18 March 2003 by the Canadian Standards Association, as regards advanced warning devices;
(2) one adequately pressurized multi-purpose powder extinguisher having a minimum rating of 3A 40BC that meets at least the requirements of CSA Standard D-250-03, as regards fire extinguishers, and that weighs between 2.0 and 2.5 kg; and
(3) a first-aid kit complying with paragraph 5 of section 65 of the Regulation respecting road vehicles adapted for the transportation of handicapped persons (chapter C-24.2, r. 51), made of rust-proof metal or any other non-corrosive material having similar resistance, placed near the driver’s seat and clearly identified.
Where a box of tools is placed in the passenger compartment, the owner of the school bus shall ensure that it is attached and does not hamper passenger movement.
O.C. 285-97, s. 44; O.C. 643-2005, s. 8.