School Bus Resources
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.
EPA Emissions Standards
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)
Operation Lifesaver: Rail Safety Education
School Bus Safety Printable Resources
Want to know more about bus safety features and attributes, as well as the benefits of using school buses? Check out the infographics from the