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March 21, 2015

This is How They Prove London's Double-decker Buses Are Not a Tipping Hazard, 1933

April 8, 1933: For those who have visited London and wondered how they know their double-decker buses won’t fall over, this is apparently how they find out. Per police regulation, employees of the London General Omnibus Company put their 60-person bus to a “tilt test,” putting it on a 28-degree angle.

(Photo: The New York Times)





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