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The image shows the facade of a car larger than a bus, called a couch.

The coach is a massive car, that can also have a floor, and which is holding a high level of comfort due to its utilities, required for the optimal experience of the passengers, during a trip or a tour over a very long distance.

The outside shell of the car, also called the car body, is represented in full relief, and looking forward it seems like a square.

The windscreen, or the front window, is in the form of a big blank square, located in the upper side.

At the top ends of the coach there are placed side mirrors, also known as wing mirrors, which allow the driver to see what is behind and to the sides of the car while driving, and are highlighted by narrow and vertical rectangles, attached to the car through a thick, short and horizontal line.

At the bottom, in the right and left side of the facade, are placed the headlights, which are turned on so that the driver can see the road ahead in the dark while driving, and are rendered by a square, cut diagonally at the top.

Between the two headlights, in the center, below, is the number or license plate with the unique identification numbers and letters of the vehicle, marked with a blank horizontal rectangle.

In the right side of the image, there is a man standing, thus positioned to facilitate the comparison of the dimensions of the vehicle to the height of an adult.

The front pair of wheels, located at the bottom side, are marked with two embossed half circles.

Additional information

The coach is a vehicle designed for long-distance transportation of passengers. It has a length of 12 meters and a seating capacity of 56.

Coaches are high floor vehicles, which usually have a single narrow passenger door in the center, and a separate luggage hold mounted below the passenger compartment. In contrast to transit buses, motor coaches typically feature a forward-facing seating (the guide seat), with no provision for standing and stopping less often. The coaches are equipped with air conditioning, folding chairs, seat belts, wheelchair lifts for access. In addition to the amenities listed, some coaches may include a toilet, refrigerator and TV.

Coaches are often used for tourism purposes, journeys and group trips. Coach travel is the safest form of road transport, ten times safer than traveling by private car. In addition, the coach offers more space for luggage and more comfort than the bus, which makes the longer route less stressful.

The modern coaches originate from horse drawn carriages, which first appeared in the Hungarian town ,,Kocs” (hence the English “coach”), in the 15th century. One of the earliest motorised vehicles was the charabanc (a type of horse-drawn vehicle), which was used for short journeys and excursions until the early years of the 20th century. The first ,,motor coaches” were purchased by operators of those horse-drawn vehicles in the early 20th century by operators such as Royal Blue Coach Services, who purchased their first charabanc in 1913 and were running to conduct 72 coaches by 1926.


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