I think school buses are yellow because not many cars are yellow so they will stand out more. School buses are painted chrome yellow for its high visibility Also because the federal safety people say it has to be. So technically yellow school buses are a federal law
Visibility and distinction. It's a highly visible colour, and it's distinct in that it is the colour associated with school buses.
Not all buses are yellow but most school buses are yellow.
to be sure that it is seen
All school buses are yellow because if they weren't yellow, they wouldn't be very easy to see in the dark. If people couldn't see school buses, then many people would miss the bus. Yellow school buses in the dark are easier to see than dark colored buses would be. If school buses weren't yellow they wouldn't be easy to see in the morning when everything is dark. Since buses are yellow, they catch your attention better than any other color. The main reason school buses are yellow is because safety rules and regulations require school buses to be yellow. The color yellow was picked because the black lettering on a yellow background can be most easily seen against that color.
Yellow became the colour for school buses in 1939, so till then and for a while after 1939 it is conceivable that buses were a different colour than yellow.
Yellow with black.
What state are you referring to? What is meant by "not repainting?" As long as the name of the school or school district is painted out and the warning lights and clear flashing strobe light are not operational, there is no nationwide law that former school buses be re-painted from their normal yellow color.
School buses are painted in a variety of shades of yellow or orange. But the official color in the US is called National School Bus Glossy Yellow (CMY 1, 12, 100). It is a mixture of cadmium yellow and cadmium orange, and was renamed from National School Bus Chrome, a paint that contained chrome yellowpigment (lead II chromate).
School Bus YellowOther standards at Dr. Cyr's 1939 conference also applied to improving school bus safety. The most recognizable standard was the development of school bus yellow as a standardized school bus color; the attendees considered yellow the easiest to see in dawn and dusk, and it contrasted well with black lettering.Yellow is now the shade associated with school buses worldwide; officially it is known as National School Bus Glossy Yellow in the United States, and Chrome Yellow in some parts of Canada.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/School_bus#School_Bus_Yellow
Yellow Buses was created in 1902.
Some school buses have black painted hoods to avoid glare in the driver's eyes.
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3/6 is red, 2/6 is Blue, 1/6 is yellow
Yellow painted curb means "no parking"
School buses are known to be the safest veichels on the road.
The collective noun is a fleet of school buses.
No they don't because school buses are not living creatures.
In America transportation is usually provided by yellow cars. School buses are typically yellow, and are used to transport children to and from school to home. Taxi cabs are also usually yellow and bring people to places they need to go.
Wiring schematics for international school buses can be found through the original manufacture of the school buses. These schematics can be used by auto mechanics when the buses need to be repaired.
There is no set colour for school buses in Europe. Europe has about 50 countries and they have lots of school buses of all sorts of colours.
School buses looked the same as they do now.
There are many types of buses. These include customized buses, full-sized buses, school buses, mini-buses, double decker buses, tour buses, and party buses.