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Why are school buses painted yellow?


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Answered 2011-09-06 20:13:44

It is a federal law.

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Why are school buses yellow?

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


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Visibility and distinction. It's a highly visible colour, and it's distinct in that it is the colour associated with school buses.


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Why is it buses are painted with yellow and black or designed with the yellow and black paints?

to be sure that it is seen


Why the school buses are coloured yellow?

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.


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What is the actual color of school buses?

Yellow with black.


What is the punishment for not repainting a school bus that is converted to an RV?

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Is a school bus really yellow?

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Why school buses are painted in yellow?

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When was Yellow Buses created?

Yellow Buses was created in 1902.


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