Tag Archives: bus collisions

Safety Implications of Transit Operator Schedule Policies – Phase II

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The Phase II of the Florida Transit research that was aimed at investigating the need to track external driving hours by transit operators. The same methodology used for Phase I was used with additional analysis on external driving hours. It …

Safety Implications of Transit Operator Schedule Policies – Phase I

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Long driving hours have a potential of causing fatigue, which is known as a contributing factor for collisions. This paper examines the influence of bus operator driving hours on the occurrence of preventable collisions by employing data from a questionnaire …

Trends in Transit Bus Accidents and Promising Collision Countermeasures

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

This article presents information on bus collisions from the National Transit Database (NTD) and discusses implications of the findings on the design of transit collision warning systems. A total of 2,405 major transit bus collisions were reported in 2002 and …