SCHOOL BUS

1. A vehicle operated by a public or private school or by a private contractor for the purpose of transporting children (through grade 12) to and from school or to and from other school-sponsored activities. The vehicle is externally identifiable as a school bus, typically by color (yellow) and lettering that identifies the school or school district served by the vehicle. This definition includes vehicles designed and built as school buses as well as other vehicles, such as vans and station wagons. Also see Service, School. 2. A vehicle designed and built as a school bus, typically with body-on-chassis construction. Such a vehicle may be used for other purposes than school bus service (e.g., military or church service). (TRB)

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