- The word ‘Bus’ is derived from Latin word ‘Omnibus’, meaning ‘For all’.
- The world’s largest bus is Youngman JNP6250G in China. At 82ft long, this articulated city coach can hold 300 passengers.
- London holds the title for the longest running unchanged bus route. Route ’24′ began in 1910 and runs from Hampstead Heath to Pimlico.
- The first double-decker bus was actually an 18th-century horse-drawn coach where a passenger would frequently set it on top.
- The first steel body school bus was built in 1930′s by Wayne co.
- Before 1920 school buses had cloth curtains rather than a glass window.
- The first ‘School Bus’ was a horse-drawn carriage in 1827 for Newington Academy for Girls in England.
- Students are almost 50 times more likely to arrive at school safely if they take the bus than if they drive themselves or ride with friends
- Students are much safer riding the bus than being driven by a parent and are about 20 times more likely to arrive school safely if they take the bus than if a parent drives them.
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