School Bus Facts
The word bus is an abbreviation of Omnibus, which was first used in 1829 in Nantes, France. Voiture omnibus comes from both French and Latin and means Vehicle for all.
School buses have become much more efficient and environmentally friendly in recent years.
In fact, 60 of today’s school buses produce fewer combined emissions than one school bus from 2002.
Not all school buses are alike.
Different Types of School Bus Vehicles
School Bus Safety Web Resources
Utilize the resources below to learn more about school transportation.
Maryland State Laws & Regulations Regarding Pupil Transportation
MDOT-Motor Vehicle Administration-Highway Safety Programs
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-School Bus Safety
National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT)
School Transportation News
School Bus Fleet
Operation Lifesaver: Rail Safety Education
School Bus Safety Printable Resources
MVA Bus Safety Information
School Bus Safety Features
School Bus Safety Attributes
School Bus Safety Benefits
Contact CCPS Transportation if you have any questions or concerns.