Transportation Discuss bus lights in the Vacation Planning forums; who else thinks that they should not turn off the lights on the buses at night it makes me realy tired....
who else thinks that they should not turn off the lights on the buses at night it makes me realy tired.
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I have to say I love that they turn off the lights. At the end of a long day at the park, I find it comforting since I feel disheveled and am glad I don't have to sit avoiding eyes with others that are feeling the same way. Also, on my last trip staying at Port Orleans Riverside, I loved sitting in the dark on the way home listening to the crickets chirping. It was soothing after a long day.
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I'm going to agree with BarnicleBaron- especially on very crowded rides back to the resort.
I always give my seat up to a lady or elderly person and its much easier to see outside the bus and anticipate the stops and turns without crashing into the other standing passengers around me.
I love having the lights turned off on the bus. It makes the bus feel more calm and is kind of a relaxing way to end the day.
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Originally Posted by BarnicleBaron
I like having the lights off too. It's a good way to start that "winding down" feeling to get ready to end the day. Besides, if it's safer for the driver, then turn those lights off!
Originally Posted by envypeterpan
I'll pipe in on lights out too. When you have young kids in tow, lights out usually makes them crash. Good for parents and fellow riders at the end of a long day. If you are lucky they fall asleep and they plop right in bed.
The downside is when they come to your stop and flip those bright lights on.
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Exactly!! However, it is really nice to be able to wind down, like people have said. But when the bus gets back and the lights come on, you have to come out of your relaxed state and walk back to your room. I wish I was still a kid so someone could carry me back!!
Originally Posted by HauntedGabe
I also like having the lights off. I like to look out the window and with the lights on it's hard. And I find it more relaxing at the end of a very long day.
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I love having the lights off. Like everyone said it helps you relax and unwind from the long day at the park. I also like being able to see out, i like seeing the parks at night when we are leaving. Also it helps the bus driver see better.
I too give my seat off to elderly and those with babys the only down side Im shorter than Lou and those straps are hard to grab reach of but they need the seat more than I
Originally Posted by Serkazong
I like the lights off I relaxes you and you can get a mini-nap
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Re: bus lights
Sorry, but I'll have to agree with everyone else. It feels nice to be able to fall asleep on the bus!
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Re: bus lights
Lights off=Yes. No other way I can think to put it. After standing in line (probably) for your bus for a while, in addition to a long day at the park, there's no other place i'd want to be than in a calm, quiet, bus. It reminds me of being little, and falling asleep and being taken to wherever you want to/need to go. It just gives your eyes and rest and give you time to think... something you might not be able to do with the lights on.
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Re: bus lights
I haven't been on the busses yet, but I have to say that the lights being off inside is also safer. It's hard to see out the window to drive when you have the lights from inside glaring off the glass.
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