In the U.S. of A., buses will have a sign saying “Don’t speak to the driver.”

In Germany, the sign reads: “It is strictly forbidden for passengers to speak to the driver.”

In England: “You are graciously requested to refrain from speaking to the driver.”

In Scotland: “What have you got to gain by speaking to the driver?”

And in Italy: “Don’t answer the driver.”

Vocabulary Help

  • bus – ônibus
  • sign – placa
  • speak (speak, spoke, spoken) – falar
  • driver – motorista
  • forbidden – proibido
  • refrain – não se permitir a
  • gain – ganhar