Category Archives: Side

Strategies to Prevent, Reduce and Mitigate Bus Collisions

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

This report summarizes the data findings from profiling 17 Florida transit agencies in regards to rear-ended and side collisions. Site visits were conducted to get a better understanding of their procedures for investigating, tracking, and preventing collisions. It also included …

Evaluation of Camera-Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side Collisions – Phase II

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The sideview camera system has been shown to eliminate blind zones by providing a view to the driver in real time. In order to provide the best integration of these systems, an integrated camera-mirror system (hybrid system) was developed and …

CUTR Webcast: Evaluation of Camera-Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side Collisions

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The findings from the NCTR project entitled Evaluation of Camera-Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side Collisions are presented. Current transit bus mirrors have driver field-of-view limitations. These blind zones are the major contributing factor in sideswipe and side crashes …

Evaluation of Camera-Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side Collisions: Phase I

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The camera-based system has great potential to reduce transit bus side crashes. This study reviewed and compared mirror-based, sensor-based, and camera-based systems for side collision avoidance.It evaluated the effectiveness of camera-based systems to reduce transit bus side crashes through measuring …