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Re: [Czechlist] Re: TERM:coach-bus

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  • James Kirchner
    ... Sometimes they re owned by the local school system, and sometimes they re owned by a transportation company that the school system contracts with. They
    Message 1 of 6 , Sep 6, 2004
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      On Monday, September 6, 2004, at 05:22 AM, raesim wrote:

      > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, James Kirchner <jpklists@s...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > On Sunday, September 5, 2004, at 06:44 PM, raesim wrote:
      > >
      > > > and chartered buses not coaches
      > > > take children to school.
      > >
      > > Right.  The buses that take kids on field trips are chartered
      > > buses.  Definitely not coaches.
      >
      > Yes, I was going to use the example of field trips, but then it
      > occurred to me that the buses that take children to school are
      > actually chartered too.  At least in the UK -- in the States, I
      > assume, they're publicly owned (or they wouldn't all be painted
      > yellow).

      Sometimes they're owned by the local school system, and sometimes
      they're owned by a transportation company that the school system
      contracts with. They are less comfortable than even municipal buses
      are. You have never felt a rougher suspension than on one of those
      yellow school buses.

      Jamie


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