Child Care Buses

At Palmetto Bus Sales we are pleased to offer safe, dependable child care buses from Blue Bird and Mid Bus. Both federal and state governments have issued regulations and recommendations resulting in sweeping changes the way young children are transported. These premium child care buses meet those requirements and provide peace of mind for the operators and parents of children riding these buses.

The Blue Bird Child Care Micro Bird

Blue Bird Child Care Micro Bird

With 10 models to choose from, Blue Bird offers a full line of Micro Bird Type A buses to meet your specific Child Care or Head Start needs. The Blue Bird Micro Bird offers “real-bus” confidence, backed by more than 80 years of experience in transporting children to and from school.

The Blue Bird Micro Bird is a real bus, with a passenger compartment that features the same rugged construction, thorough engineering, and dedication to quality and safety that has made Blue Bird a household name. Floor plans are available for passenger capacities up to 30 and include a variety of seating options with both seat belts and latch seats for securing car seats. And when transporting those passengers, the Micro Bird’s real-bus roominess makes day trips hassle-free – yet the Micro Bird is as easy to drive as a minivan.

What’s more, the Micro Bird is backed by the same factory Service and Parts Support Blue Bird is famous for so you can be sure you will continue to receive support well after your initial purchase. The Child Care Micro Bird provides real bus safety and peace of mind you cannot get with 15-passenger vans while enjoying all the practical Blue Bird advantages for your day care operation.

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The Mid Bus Child Care Bus

Mid Bus MSFAB Child Care Bus

As a leader in the small school bus industry, Mid Bus builds every certified bus from the chassis up, engineering safety into every square inch, while meeting all federal safety standards. And you'll be surprised how little price difference there is between a non-conforming van and the Mid Bus Multifunction School Acvivity Bus (MSFAB).

Compared to an unsafe non-certified van, an ultra-safe Child Care Bus costs only 10 percent or so more than and the advantages far outweigh the expense. The Mid Bus Child Care Bus life expectancy is substantially longer than a van, resulting in additional service life and the peace of mind knowing your giving your kids the safest ride possible - all while protecting your administration from potential liability in the event of an accident involving a non-conforming van.

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Starcraft Prodigy

The Starcraft Prodigy The all new Prodigy offers the security of welded steel cage construction, the most standard features in the industry and the most comprehensive warranty in the business. The Prodigy seats 14 passengers with seat belts, has a low 10-inch entry step and 76 inches of interior headroom. The Prodigy meets all Federal MFSAB standards and includes a Child Checkmate System, a full safety package and backup alarm. The optional 158/159 wheelbase expands seating to 28 passengers.

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