Many Americans rely on buses every day for transportation, but few people really take the time to find out more about these vehicles. How much do you really know about buses? Test your knowledge with these fun facts:
- The word “bus” comes from the Latin word “omnibus,” which means “for all.” Over time, “omnibus” became shortened — although its original form seems to be more applicable for its purpose.
- Yellow school buses are widely recognized today, and it’s hard to imagine a time when they didn’t exist. But they actually aren’t very old at all; the first yellow school bus appeared in 1939.
- Charter bus services are becoming more popular around the world, and they are used t