On average, the gas mileage of a school bus sits at 7 miles per gallon. This figure is significantly lower than the average gas mileage for private vehicles, which is 20.8 MPG.
There are around 480,000 school buses in America, and each bus travels an average of 12,000 miles per year. The average school bus uses 1,714 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which costs approximately $6,634. Annually, school districts spend an average of $122 per year for every student who rides the bus to and from school. Parents who transport children to school twice a day spend an average of $630 per year.Learn More
An average 64-passenger school bus is 35 feet long. In 1995, the National Standards for School Transportation deemed that no school bus could be more than 40 feet long. This regulation is still in effect as of 2014.Full Answer >
The Hummer H2's fuel economy ranks as one of the worst of any consumer automobile, with reviewers reporting the vehicle gets around 8-10 miles per gallon. Poor maintenance can degrade the mileage even further, making the Hummer an extremely costly vehicle to drive.Full Answer >
A conventional school bus has 13 rows of seats on each side. However, the number of rows of seats is determined by the type of vehicle being used.Full Answer >
The standard 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 travels up to 650 miles on a full tank of fuel. This is based on gas mileage of 25 miles per gallon during highway driving on a full 26-gallon tank.Full Answer >