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Volume 450: debated on Wednesday 11 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the maximum permitted number of seats is on a coach configured for adult use. (91313)

The law does not specify a maximum number of seats, although seat numbers are constrained indirectly by regulations limiting vehicle weight and external dimensions, and specifying minimum requirements for seats and their spacing.

Typically, a 12-metre single deck, two-axle coach would carry around 50 seated passengers.