Bus with crew, Larbert
05 Jun 1930
The driver and conductress stand beside their bus outside the shop of G Santis. The shop advertises ices and fish suppers. The 'clippie' or 'duckie' is carrying a ticket machine, leather money bag and whistle. The spare wheel locker is empty.
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From about 1900 in the Falkirk area, buses operated on local journeys, and were soon cheap enough for ordinary people. In 1930 the speed limit on buses was raised from 20 to 30mph; drivers had to pass a test and be over 21.