why are school buses in yellow colours?

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  • 8 months ago

    our school bus is navy blue

  • 8 months ago

    To completely understand why school busses are yellow, one must learn the history of the color yellow.  Yellow was once used by the fertility gods to symbolize that public schools are stupid and some people shouldn't procreate but if they do they should just homeschool their little terrors through the online cyber academy instead.  Then all the peasant school teachers in the kingdom lived happily ever after.  The end.

  • sepia
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    School bus yellow is a color that was specifically formulated

    for use on school buses in North America in 1939.

    The color is now officially known in Canada and the U.S.

    as National School Bus Glossy Yellow and was originally called National School Bus Chrome. The pigment used for this color was, for a long time,

    the lead-containing chrome yellow.

  • Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Golden yellow was ultimately chosen by the specialists because the distinctive tint—originally called “National School Bus Chrome” and later updated to “National School Bus Glossy Yellow”—is the easiest color to see during the early morning and evening hours when buses operate.

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  • 8 months ago

    I do not know. even in malaysia it was yellow

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    I am certain but not entirely certain.

  • keerok
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Yellow is the most visible color out there. It is also the most annoying.

  • Lôn
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    They aren't...that's only in the USA.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    So the vomit doesn't stand out.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    So they’re easier to spot after they drive over a cliff or get flattened by a train. 

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