school bus


Definition of school bus 

: a vehicle used for transporting children to or from school or on activities connected with school

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The starting wages for a U46 school bus driver is $18.48 an hour, followed by annual cost-of-living increases, according to the drivers’ most recent contract. Rafael Guerrero, Elgin Courier-News, "Elgin-area school districts still looking for bus drivers but don't expect start-of-school problems," 12 July 2018 Black people have had the authorities sicced on them while going to the gym, shopping for underwear, waiting for the school bus and couponing. Cleve R. Wootson Jr.,, "'First day of paper route and we are pulled over by police:' The latest in #LivingWhileBlack," 11 July 2018 Black people have had the authorities sicced on them while going to the gym, shopping for underwear, waiting for the school bus and couponing. Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Washington Post, "A white woman called police on a black 12-year-old — for mowing grass," 30 June 2018 The favorites to emerge are former school bus driver Kate Browning and business executive Perry Gershon. Rob Tornoe,, "2018 Election: Primaries in New York, Maryland, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Mississippi and South Carolina," 26 June 2018 According to state law, vehicles traveling in both directions on an undivided roadway must stop for a school bus. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, "Superintendent gets warning for passing school bus on safety week," 5 Apr. 2018 Because the District doesn’t have a fleet of yellow school buses, students ride public transit free. Perry Stein, Washington Post, "D.C. students will receive SmarTrip cards to ride public transit free," 8 June 2018 Because of a limited number of school buses, drivers and time, school days must remain staggered in some way, according to the school district. Tegan Hanlon, Anchorage Daily News, "2 new start time options unveiled for Anchorage schools," 8 May 2018 The plan was to park all 75 of the school buses on the Howard Street site, officials said. Pioneer Press,, "Niles Township District 219 board approves site demolition, may sell land bought for bus storage," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of school bus

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of school bus was in 1908

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English Language Learners Definition of school bus

: a bus for carrying children to and from a school

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