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A school bus is a type of bus owned, leased, contracted to, or operated by a school or school district and regularly used to transport students to and from school or school-related activities, but not including a charter bus or transit bus. [1]

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Adhesive bonding

Adhesive bonding (also referred to as gluing or glue bonding) describes a wafer bonding technique with applying an intermediate layer to connect substrates of different materials.

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Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Albert Luce

Albert Laurence Luce (26 June 1888-16 October 1962) was an American industrialist, entrepreneur, bus designer, and business owner.

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Alexander ALX400

The Alexander ALX400 (later known as the TransBus ALX400 and the Alexander Dennis ALX400) is a 2-axle double-decker bus body built by Walter Alexander Coachbuilders (later by TransBus International/Alexander Dennis).

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Alexander Dennis Enviro200

The Alexander Dennis Enviro200 (previously known as the TransBus Enviro200) is a bus manufactured by TransBus International and later Alexander Dennis since 2003.

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Alexander Dennis Enviro300

The Alexander Dennis Enviro300 (previously known as the TransBus Enviro300) is a light-weight full-size single-decker bus that was built by Alexander Dennis (previously by its predecessor TransBus International) in the UK between 2001 and 2015.

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Alexander Dennis Enviro400

The Alexander Dennis Enviro400 is a twin-axle double-decker bus built by the British bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis since 2005 in Guildford, England.

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Alternative fuel

Alternative fuels, known as non-conventional and advanced fuels, are any materials or substances that can be used as fuels, other than conventional fuels like; fossil fuels (petroleum (oil), coal, and natural gas), as well as nuclear materials such as uranium and thorium, as well as artificial radioisotope fuels that are made in nuclear reactors.

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American Transportation Corporation (better known as AmTran) was an American manufacturer of school bus bodies.

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Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.

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Art car

An art car is a vehicle that has had its appearance modified as an act of personal artistic expression.

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Autogas is the common name for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) when it is used as a fuel in internal combustion engines in vehicles as well as in stationary applications such as generators.

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Automatic transmission

An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic (where n is its number of forward gear ratios), or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear ratios as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually.

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Baby boomers

Baby Boomers (also known as Boomers) are the demographic cohort following the Silent Generation and preceding Generation X. There are varying timelines defining the start and the end of this cohort; demographers and researchers typically use birth years starting from the early- to mid-1940s and ending anywhere from 1960 to 1964.

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Battery electric bus

A battery electric bus is an electric bus that is driven by an electric motor and obtains energy from on-board batteries.

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A bloodmobile is a mobile blood donation center.

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Blue Bird All American

The Blue Bird All American is a bus produced by American bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation (originally Blue Bird Body Company) since 1948 in six different generations.

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Blue Bird Corporation

The Blue Bird Corporation (originally known as the Blue Bird Body Company) is an American bus manufacturer headquartered in Fort Valley, Georgia.

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Blue Bird Micro Bird

The Blue Bird Micro Bird is a bus body produced in the United States and Canada by Blue Bird Corporation.

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Blue Bird TC/2000

The Blue Bird TC/2000 is a product line of buses that was produced by the American manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation (then Blue Bird Body Company) from 1988 to 2003.

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Blue Bird Vision

The Blue Bird Vision is a bus that is manufactured and marketed by Blue Bird Corporation in North America and exported worldwide.

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A bookmobile or mobile library is a vehicle designed for use as a library.

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A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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Bus spotting

Bus spotting is a pastime in which one seeks to see all buses in a particular fleet or those produced by a particular manufacturer.

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Cab over

Cab-over, also known as cab over engine (COE), cab forward (U.S.), or forward control (UK), is a body style of truck, bus, or van that has a vertical front, "flat face" or a semi-hood, with the cab of the truck sitting above (or forward of) the front axle.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Carpooling (also car-sharing, ride-sharing and lift-sharing) is the sharing of car journeys so that more than one person travels in a car, and prevents the need for others to have to drive to a location themselves.

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Chartreuse (color)

Chartreuse is a color between yellow and green that was named because of its resemblance to the green color of one of the French liqueurs called green chartreuse, introduced in 1764.

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Chevrolet Kodiak

The Chevrolet Kodiak and GMC TopKick are a line of medium duty trucks that were produced by the Chevrolet and GMC divisions of General Motors.

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Chevrolet Suburban

The Chevrolet Suburban is a full-size suv from Chevrolet.

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Chevrolet Van

The Chevrolet and GMC G-Series vans were made by General Motors for North America.

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Chicken bus

A chicken bus (Spanish: "camioneta de pollos" or "trambilla", the latter a hypercorrection of "tranvía") is a colloquial English name for a colorful, modified and decorated bus that transports goods and people between communities in various Latin American countries, especially Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Panama.

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Chris McCandless

Christopher Johnson McCandless (February 12, 1968 – c. August 1992) was an American hiker and itinerant traveler, who also went by the name "Alexander Supertramp".

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Class B truck

Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds (11,793 kg), or any such vehicle towing a vehicle not in excess of 10,000 pounds (4536 kg) GVWR.

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Coach (bus)

A coach (also motor coach) is a type of bus used for conveying passengers.

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Collins Industries

Collins Industries (or Collins Bus Corporation) is a Hutchinson, Kansas company that specializes in manufacturing of Type A and Type B school buses, and also manufactures ambulances and other special-purpose vehicles.

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Columbia University

Columbia University (Columbia; officially Columbia University in the City of New York), established in 1754, is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.

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Commercial driver's license

A commercial driver's license is a driver's license required to operate large or heavy vehicles.

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Compartmentalization (engineering)

When referring to engineering, compartmentalization is the general technique of separating two or more parts of a system to prevent malfunctions from spreading between or among them.

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Compressed natural gas

Compressed natural gas (CNG) (methane stored at high pressure) is a fuel which can be used in place of gasoline (petrol), Diesel fuel and propane/LPG.

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Corbeil Bus Corporation

Corbeil is a trade name that has been used by manufacturers of bus bodies.

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Crash test

A crash test is a form of destructive testing usually performed in order to ensure safe design standards in crashworthiness and crash compatibility for various modes of transportation or related systems and components.

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Crashworthiness is the ability of a structure to protect its occupants during an impact.

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Crossing guard

A crossing guard (North America), a school crossing patrol officer (United Kingdom and Ireland), crosswalk attendant (Australia) or school road patrol and guard (New Zealand) is a traffic management volunteer who is normally stationed on busy roadways to aid pedestrians.

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Crown Coach Corporation

The Crown Coach Corporation (founded as the Crown Carriage Company) is a defunct American bus manufacturer.

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Crown Supercoach

The Crown Supercoach is a bus that was constructed and marketed by Crown Coach Corporation from 1948 to 1991.

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CSX Transportation

CSX Transportation is a Class I railroad operating in the eastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

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Cutaway van chassis

Cutaway van chassis are used by second stage manufacturers for a wide range of completed motor vehicles.

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Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.

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Daytime running lamp

A daytime running lamp (DRL, also daytime running light) is an automotive lighting and bicycle lighting device on the front of a roadgoing motor vehicle or bicycle, automatically switched on when the vehicle is in drive, emitting white, yellow, or amber light to increase the conspicuity of the vehicle during daylight conditions.

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Dennis Trident 2

The Dennis Trident 2 is a 2-axle low-floor double-decker bus chassis originally manufactured by Dennis, which was unveiled in 1997 and replaced the Dennis Arrow.

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Desegregation busing

Desegregation busing in the United States (also known as forced busing or simply busing) is the practice of assigning and transporting students to schools so as to redress prior racial segregation of schools, or to overcome the effects of residential segregation on local school demographics.

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Dodge A100

The A100 is a range of American compact vans and trucks manufactured and marketed from 1964 to 1970 by Chrysler Corporation under the Dodge marque in the United States and the Fargo marque in Canada.

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A drawstring (draw string, draw-string) is a string, cord, lace, or rope used to "draw" (gather, or shorten) fabric or other material.

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Electric bus

An electric bus is a bus that is powered by electricity.

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FAW Bus and Coach

FAW Bus and Coach is a bus manufacturer located in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.

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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 108

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 108 (FMVSS 108) regulates all automotive lighting, signalling and reflective devices in the United States.

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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) are U.S. federal regulations specifying design, construction, performance, and durability requirements for motor vehicles and regulated Automobile safety-related components, systems, and design features.

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First Student UK

First Student UK is the brand used by FirstGroup for student transport in the United Kingdom.

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FirstGroup plc FirstGroup plc is a Scottish multi-national transport group, registered and operating in the United Kingdom.

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Fleet management

Fleet management is the management of.

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Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.

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Fluorescence is the emission of light by a substance that has absorbed light or other electromagnetic radiation.

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Ford E-Series

The Ford E-Series (also known as the Ford Econoline and Ford Club Wagon throughout various stages of its production) is a range of full-size vans produced by the American automaker Ford since 1960.

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Ford Model T

The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie, Leaping Lena, or flivver) is an automobile produced by Ford Motor Company from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927.

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Ford Transit

The Ford Transit is a range of light commercial vehicles produced by Ford since 1965.

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Forest River (company)

Forest River Inc., is a US manufacturer of recreational vehicles, cargo trailers, utility trailers, pontoon boats, and buses.

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Frank W. Cyr

Frank W. Cyr (July 7, 1900 – August 1, 1995) was an American educator and author known especially for his contribution to school busing.

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Freightliner Business Class M2

The Freightliner Business Class M2 is a model range of medium-duty trucks produced by Freightliner.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gillig Corporation

Gillig Corporation (formerly Gillig Brothers) is an American designer and manufacturer of buses.

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Girardin Minibus

Girardin Minibus Inc. is a Canadian bus manufacturer.

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GPS tracking unit

A GPS tracking unit is a GPS device, normally carried by a moving vehicle or person, that uses the Global Positioning System (GPS) to track the device’s movements, at intervals, and to determine its location, and its carrier.

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Gross vehicle weight rating

The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), or gross vehicle mass (GVM) is the maximum operating weight/mass of a vehicle as specified by the manufacturer including the vehicle's chassis, body, engine, engine fluids, fuel, accessories, driver, passengers and cargo but excluding that of any trailers.

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Hackney carriage

A hackney or hackney carriage (also called a cab, black cab, hack or London taxi) is a carriage or automobile for hire.

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A headlamp is a lamp attached to the front of a vehicle to light the road ahead.

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Higer Bus

Higer Bus Company Limited, also known as Higer Bus, is a Chinese bus manufacturer based in Suzhou, Jiangsu province.

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Human factors and ergonomics

Human factors and ergonomics (commonly referred to as Human Factors), is the application of psychological and physiological principles to the (engineering and) design of products, processes, and systems.

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Hybrid electric bus

A hybrid electric bus combines a conventional internal combustion engine propulsion system with an electric propulsion system.

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IC Bus

IC Bus (originally IC Corporation) is an American bus manufacturer that produces yellow school buses and commercial-use buses (shuttle buses) primarily for the United States and Canada, with limited exports outside North America.

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International 3000

The International 3000 Series is a Type D bus chassis manufactured by Navistar International, used for school bus and commercial bus applications.

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International DuraStar

The International DuraStar (originally introduced as the International 4000 series), is a product line of medium-duty trucks produced by Navistar International from 2001 to 2018.

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International Harvester

The International Harvester Company (abbreviated first IHC and later IH) was a United States manufacturer of agricultural machinery, construction equipment, trucks, and household and commercial products.

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International Harvester Travelall

The International Harvester Travelall is a model of full-size, truck-based vehicles that were manufactured by International Harvester in four generations from 1953 to 1975.

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International System of Units

The International System of Units (SI, abbreviated from the French Système international (d'unités)) is the modern form of the metric system, and is the most widely used system of measurement.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Kid hack

A kid hack was a horse-drawn vehicle used for transporting children to school in the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States.

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King Long

King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd or commonly known as King Long (literally, Golden Dragon) is a Chinese bus manufacturer headquartered in Xiamen, Fujian.

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Level crossing

A level crossing is an intersection where a railway line crosses a road or path at the same level, as opposed to the railway line crossing over or under using a bridge or tunnel.

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Leyland Olympian

The Leyland Olympian was a 2-axle and 3-axle double-decker bus chassis manufactured by Leyland between 1980 and 1993.

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Liberty Bus

Liberty Bus Incorporated was a school bus manufacturer based in Lima, Ohio.

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Light-emitting diode

A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.

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Lion Bus

The Lion Electric Company (in French, La Compagnie Électrique Lion) is a Canadian-based bus manufacturer.

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List of school bus manufacturers

A school bus is a bus that has been designed primarily for the role of student transport.

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The MAN NLxx3F is a series of low-floor single-decker city bus chassis between 10.5 to 12.0 metres length, offered by MAN since 1998, with internal code A22.

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Māori language

Māori, also known as te reo ("the language"), is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand.

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MCV Evolution

The MCV Evolution (stylised as eVolution) is a low floor and low entry single-decker bus bodywork built by Manufacturing Commercial Vehicles.

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Mercedes-Benz Citaro

The Mercedes-Benz Citaro (or O530(G)) is a single-decker bus / articulated bus manufactured by Mercedes-Benz/EvoBus.

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Mercedes-Benz Vario

The Mercedes-Benz Vario (model designation BM667/668/670) is a full-size commercial heavy van manufactured by Mercedes-Benz between 1996 and 2013.

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Mid Bus

Mid Bus was a corporation which specialized in manufacturing customized school buses.

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A midibus is a classification of single-decker minibuses which are generally larger than a traditional minibus but smaller than a full-size single decker and can be anywhere between and long.

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A minibus, microbus, or minicoach is a passenger carrying motor vehicle that is designed to carry more people than a multi-purpose vehicle or minivan, but fewer people than a full-size bus.

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Ministry of Education (New Zealand)

The Ministry of Education (Māori: Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with overseeing the New Zealand education system.

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Murray County, Georgia

Murray County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Nanny van

The Nanny Van or School Private Light Bus is a kind of school bus service in Hong Kong.

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA, pronounced "NITS-uh") is an agency of the Executive Branch of the U.S. government, part of the Department of Transportation.

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National Transportation Safety Board

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.

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Navistar International

Navistar International Corporation (formerly International Harvester Company) is an American holding company, that owns the manufacturer of International brand commercial trucks, IC Bus school and commercial buses, Workhorse brand chassis for motor homes and step vans, and is a private label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van, and SUV markets.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA; Waka Kotahi) is a New Zealand Crown entity tasked with promoting safe and functional transport by land, including the responsibility for driver and vehicle licensing, investigating rail accidents and administering the New Zealand state highway network.

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Official bilingualism in Canada

The official languages of Canada are English and French, which "have equality of status and equal rights and privileges as to their use in all institutions of the Parliament and Government of Canada," according to Canada's constitution.

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One-room school

One-room schools were commonplace throughout rural portions of various countries, including Prussia, Norway, Sweden, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Spain.

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Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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A pictogram, also called a pictogramme, pictograph, or simply picto, and in computer usage an icon, is an ideogram that conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object.

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Plaxton President

The Plaxton President was a low floor double-decker bus body built at Northern Counties plant in Wigan, England and branded as a Plaxton product for its main production run.

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Police bus

A police bus, also known as a police van is a minibus, full-sized bus or coach used by police forces for a variety of reasons.

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Prisoner transport vehicle

A prisoner transport vehicle, informally known as a 'meat wagon' amongst British prisoners, is a specially designed or retrofitted vehicle, usually a van or bus, used to transport prisoners from one secure area, such as a prison or courthouse, to another.

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Public transport

Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.

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Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.

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Badge engineering, sometimes called rebadging, is the practice of applying a different badge or trademark (brand, logo or manufacturer's name/make/marque) to an existing product (e.g., an automobile) and subsequently marketing the variant as a distinct product.

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Recreational vehicle

The term recreational vehicle (RV) is often used as a broad category of motor vehicles and trailers which include living quarters designed for temporary accommodation.

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Retroreflective sheeting

Retroreflective sheeting is flexible retroreflective material primarily used to increase the nighttime conspicuity of traffic signs, high-visibility clothing, and other items so they are safely and effectively visible in the light of an approaching driver's headlamps.

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A retroreflector (sometimes called a retroflector or cataphote) is a device or surface that reflects light back to its source with a minimum of scattering.

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A rivet is a permanent mechanical fastener.

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Roll cage

A roll cage is a specially engineered and constructed frame built in (or sometimes around, in which case it is known as an exo cage) the passenger compartment of a vehicle to protect its occupants from being injured in an accident, particularly in the event of a rollover.

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Rotorua (Te Rotorua-nui-a-Kahumatamomoe "The second great lake of Kahumatamomoe") is a city on the southern shores of Lake Rotorua from which the city takes its name, located in the Bay of Plenty Region of New Zealand's North Island.

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Rule of tincture

The most basic rule of heraldic design is the rule of tincture: metal should not be put on metal, nor colour on colour (Humphrey Llwyd, 1568).

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Safety glass

Safety glass is glass with additional safety features that make it less likely to break, or less likely to pose a threat when broken.

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Saint-Jérôme, Quebec

Saint-Jérôme (2011 Population 68,456), located about northwest of Montreal on the Rivière du Nord.

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Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.

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Scania K-series

The Scania K-series is a series of chassis in Scania's city bus and coach range with longitudinally, straight-up mounted engine at the rear, replacing the K- (K94, K114, K124) and L-type (L94) chassis of the 4-series.

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Scania OmniCity

The Scania OmniCity is an integrally constructed transverse-engined low floor city bus that was available from Scania on the European market between 1997 and 2012.

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Scania OmniDekka

The Scania OmniDekka (bodied by East Lancashire Coachbuilders, then latterly Darwen Group and Optare) is a double-decker bus built for sale in the UK market, introduced in 2003.

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School bus contractor

A school bus contractor is a private company or proprietorship that provides student transport services to a school district or non-public school.

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School bus crossing arm

A school bus crossing arm is a safety device intended to protect children from being struck while crossing in front of a school bus.

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School bus traffic stop laws

School bus stop laws are laws dictating what a motorist must do in the vicinity of a bus stop being used by a school bus or other bus, coach or minibus providing school transport.

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School bus yellow

School bus yellow is a color that was specifically formulated for use on school buses in North America in 1939.

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Seat belt

A seat belt (also known as a seatbelt or safety belt) is a vehicle safety device designed to secure the occupant of a vehicle against harmful movement that may result during a collision or a sudden stop.

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Second stage manufacturer

A second stage manufacturer, known in the industry as "bodybuilder," builds such products as bus and truck bodies, ambulances, motor homes, and other specialized vehicles.

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Selective catalytic reduction

Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) is a means of converting nitrogen oxides, also referred to as with the aid of a catalyst into diatomic nitrogen, and water.

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Single-deck bus

A single-decker bus or single-decker is a bus that has a single deck for passengers.

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A Skooly or Schooly (plural Skoolies or Schoolies) is a School bus that has been converted into a recreational vehicle.

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Smith Electric Vehicles

Smith Electric Vehicles (also known as Smith's) is a manufacturer of zero emission commercial electric vehicles.

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Spartan Motors

Spartan Motors, Inc. is an American automobile design company that designs, engineers and manufactures specialty chassis, specialty vehicles, truck bodies and aftermarket parts for the recreational vehicle (RV), emergency response, government services, defense, and delivery and service markets.

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Special education in England

Special education in England is the responsibility of the Government of the United Kingdom and the term "special educational needs" is used to describe the needs of children who need additional provision in order to make progress.

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Stampede Trail

The Stampede Trail is a road and trail located in the Denali Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

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Stop sign

A stop sign is a traffic sign to notify drivers that they must come to a complete stop and make sure no other cars are coming before proceeding.

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Strobe light

A strobe light or stroboscopic lamp, commonly called a strobe, is a device used to produce regular flashes of light.

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Student transport

Student transport is the transporting of children and teenagers to and from schools and school events.

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A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.

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Summer camp

A summer camp or sleepaway camp is a supervised program for children or teenagers conducted during the summer months in some countries.

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A tarpaulin, or tarp, is a large sheet of strong, flexible, water-resistant or waterproof material, often cloth such as canvas or polyester coated with polyurethane, or made of plastics such as polyethylene.

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Teachers College, Columbia University

Teachers College, Columbia University (TC or Columbia University Graduate School of Education) is a graduate school of education, health and psychology in New York City.

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Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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The Daily Post (New Zealand)

The Rotorua Daily Post is the regional newspaper for the Central North Island including the greater Rotorua area as well as Taupo and the surrounding areas.

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Thomas Built Buses

Thomas Built Buses, Inc. (commonly designated Thomas) is an American bus manufacturer.

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Thomas Saf-T-Liner

The Thomas Saf-T-Liner is the name of the transit-style (Type D) school bus product line produced by Thomas Built Buses.

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Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2

The Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2 (often shortened to C2) is a Type C (conventional-style) school bus produced by Thomas Built Buses.

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Traffic collision

A traffic collision, also called a motor vehicle collision (MVC) among other terms, occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree, pole or building.

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Trans Tech

Trans Tech Bus, a division of Transportation Collaborative Inc., is an American manufacturer of conventional and environmentally friendly electric Type A school buses.

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Transit bus

A transit bus (also big bus, commuter bus, city bus, town bus, stage bus, public bus or simply bus) is a type of bus used on shorter-distance public transport bus services.

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Transport Canada

Transport Canada (Transports Canada) is the department within the government of Canada which is responsible for developing regulations, policies and services of transportation in Canada.

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Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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Ukrainian language

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Ultra-low-sulfur diesel

Ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) is diesel fuel with substantially lowered sulfur content.

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United States customary units

United States customary units are a system of measurements commonly used in the United States.

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University of California, Los Angeles

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States.

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Van Con

Van Con, Incorporated (often shortened to Van Con) is a manufacturer of bodies for school buses.

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The VDL DB250 (launched as the DAF DB250 in 1991) is a twin-axle double-decker bus chassis sold in the UK through VDL Bus International's UK dealer Arriva.

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Vehicle recycling

Vehicle recycling is the dismantling of vehicles for spare parts.

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Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.

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Volvo B5TL

The Volvo B5TL is a 2-axle low-floor double decker built by Volvo.

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Volvo B7RLE

Volvo B7RLE is a low-entry single-decker bus chassis manufactured by Volvo Buses since 2001.

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Volvo B7TL

The Volvo B7TL was a low-floor double-decker bus which was launched in 1999 and replaced the 2-axle version of the Volvo Olympian (its 3-axle version was replaced by the Volvo Super Olympian).

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Volvo B9TL

The Volvo B9TL is a low-floor double-decker bus built by Volvo Buses since 2002.

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Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga (informally called Wagga) is a major regional city in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia.

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Walking bus

A walking bus is a form of student transport for schoolchildren who, chaperoned by two adults (a "Driver" leads and a "conductor" follows), walk to school along a set route, in much the same way a school bus would drive them to school.

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Ward Body Works

Ward Body Works (also known as Ward Industries and Ward School Bus Manufacturing, Inc.) was a manufacturer specializing in school buses based in Conway, Arkansas.

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Warning sign

A warning sign is a type of sign which indicates a potential hazard, obstacle or condition requiring special attention.

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Wayne Busette

The Wayne Busette is a minibus that was assembled by Wayne Corporation from 1973 to 1990.

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Wayne Corporation

Wayne Corporation was a manufacturer of buses and other vehicles branded with the trade name "Wayne." The corporate headquarters were in Richmond, Indiana, in Wayne County, Indiana, in the United States.

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Wayne Lifeguard

The Wayne Lifeguard is a type C school bus built by Wayne Corporation, introduced in 1973.

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Wayne Lifestar

The Wayne Lifestar is a school bus that was manufactured and marketed by Wayne Corporation and its successor company Wayne Wheeled Vehicles from 1986 to 1995.

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Wig-wag (automobile)

A wig-wag is a device for flashing an automobile's headlamps at a preset rate.

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Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

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Wisconsin Public Television

Wisconsin Public Television is a state network of public television stations operated primarily by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board and the University of Wisconsin–Extension.

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The workforce or labour force (labor force in American English; see spelling differences) is the labour pool in employment.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wright Eclipse

The Wright Eclipse is a low-floor single-deck bus body built by Wrightbus since 1999.

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Wright Eclipse Gemini

The Wright Eclipse Gemini is a low-floor double-decker bus body built by Wrightbus since 2001, based in the single-deck Wright Eclipse design.

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Wright StreetDeck

The Wright StreetDeck is an integral double-decker bus manufactured by Wrightbus since 2014, built as standard with a Daimler OM934 diesel engine.

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Wright StreetLite

The Wright StreetLite is a low-floor midibus introduced by Wrightbus in 2010.

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Wrightbus is a Northern Irish coachbuilder and pioneer of the low-floor bus based in Northern Ireland; it was established in 1946 by Robert Wright and currently run by his son William Wright.

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Yutong (officially Zhengzhou Yutong Group Co., Ltd.) is a conglomerate with its headquarters in the Yutong Industrial Park (宇通工业园) in Guancheng Hui District, Zhengzhou, Henan, China.

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1970s energy crisis

The 1970s energy crisis was a period when the major industrial countries of the world, particularly the United States, Canada, Western Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, faced substantial petroleum shortages, real and perceived, as well as elevated prices.

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1973 oil crisis

The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.

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