Gaz Group supplied 38 GAZelle Business minibuses and five PAZ buses to the Ministry of Education of the Nizhny Novgorod Region. Renovation and extension of the fleet of school buses in the region will ensure a safe and comfortable shuttle for children living in rural areas to schools and their return home after their studies.
All the school buses manufactured by GAZ Group meet special technical requirements of GOST r 51160-98. Seats are equipped with special safety belts. The buses are equipped with racks for bags, additional sliding step, emergency driver contact buttons, external and internal communication units, built-in speed limiters up to 60 km/h, door control devices (the bus will not move when the doors are open), heated rear view mirrors and reverse movement audit signal device.
The GAZelle Business minibus has 11 seats: ten for children and one for an adult companion. Additional heat and noise insulation and heater provide for comfortable cabin temperature in the cold season. The PAZ school bus has 22 seats: 20 for children and two for adults, it is equipped with a digital tachograph and subscriber terminal "Granit-Navigator 2.07, GLONASS equipment. The warranty for the school buses supplied within the framework of the federal program is extended from 2 up to 3 years.
Vadim Sorokin, GAZ Group President:
-GAZ Group is the Russian leading manufacturer of school buses and the first domestic manufacturer that started producing vehicles meeting all the safety requirements of children transportation. We produce vehicles for children transport which run both on conventional fuels and on natural gas. The supply of 1600 buses under the school program became an important and responsible task for our team, which we successfully managed.
Valeriy Shantsev, Governor of the Nizhniy Novgorod Region:
-Within the framework of the school bus program, we constantly renovate the fleet of the educational establishments in all parts of the Nizhny Novgorod Region. The school buses manufactured by GAZ Group solve many - transfer of children to educational establishments, excursions, trips to sports events. The school bus program must continue, it increases the mobility of our children and satisfies all the needs of the general and extra education.