(625 ILCS 5/12-801)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-801)
The exterior of each school bus shall be national
school bus glossy yellow except as follows:
The rooftop may be white.
The fenders of school buses manufactured before January 1, 1976, may be
Body trim, rub rails, lettering other than on a stop signal arm and bumpers
on a Type I school bus shall be glossy black.
Lettering on a stop signal arm shall be white on a red background.
Bumpers on a Type II school bus may be glossy black or a bright, light
or colorless finish.
The hood and upper cowl may be lusterless black or lusterless school bus
Grilles on the front, lamp trim and hubcaps may be a bright finish.
The name or emblem of a manufacturer may be colorless or any color.
The exterior paint of any school bus shall match the central value, hue and
chroma set forth in rules promulgated by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 88-415; 89-433, eff. 12-15-95.)