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No School Bus Ads

September 25, 2003  -- Posted at 7:18 a.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  --School districts will have to be satisfied with a traditional look for school buses in light of a new Arkansas attorney general's opinion. Attorney General Mike Beebe's office says state law does not allow commercial advertising for the outside of school buses to be sold.

 A state representative had asked if the Pulaski County School District could legally sell space on its buses.

The opinion cites a state law requiring school buses to be a uniform yellow with other specific black markings.

The opinion says the law is so specific that it rules out advertising.

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