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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

omnibus

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 Department of Education (MSDE)-Office of Pupil Transportation/Emergency Management

Maryland State Laws & Regulations Regarding Pupil Transportation

Federal Regulations Regarding Pupil Transportation

MDOT-Motor Vehicle Administration-Highway Safety Programs

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-School Bus Safety

NHTSA School Bus Facts

National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT)

American School Bus Council

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

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

American School Bus Council


Contact CCPS Transportation if you have any questions or concerns.

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