Tag Archives: safety

FDOT’s Curbing Transit Operator Distracted Driving

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The 2015 edition is now available. The objective of this project was to develop a turnkey training resource for transit agencies to help send a message to transit employees about the dangers associated with the use of a wireless communication …

Effect of Electronic Device Use On Pedestrian Safety: A Literature Review

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

This literature review on the effect of electronic device use on pedestrian safety is part of a research project sponsored by the Office of Behavioral Safety Research in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). An extensive literature review was …

Guidelines for Bus Transit Stops in Highway Construction Work Zones

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Fixed route transit systems provide a valuable transportation service for many of our citizens. As users depend on bus transit to access to the essentials of life, maintaining transit service is a critical issue. Given the extent of nationwide bus …

LeeTran Operating Procedures

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

LeeTran has provided a copy of their operating procedures, which include topics such as: Security Driver Operation Procedures Emergency Procedures Accidents and Incidents Recordable Accidents and Incidents/Accident Review Committee Robbery Procedures Safety Awards Mobile Communication Devices Reporting Traffic Violations Distracted …

CUTR Webcast: Qualitative Analysis of Bus Simulator Training on Transit Incidents

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

A Qualitative Analysis of Bus Simulator Training on Transit Incidents The purpose of this research was to track and observe three Florida public transit agencies as they incorporated and integrated computer-based transit bus simulators into their existing bus operator training …

www.safety.data.gov

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Safety.data.gov is a new open government initiative to increase awareness of and deepening insights into our Nation’s public safety activities. Download the presentation to learn more.

Toolbox for Transit Event Investigation

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

The purpose of this project was to provide a toolbox for transit systems with an overview of the procedures and guidelines needed to conduct transit incident investigations. This toolbox does not replace existing federally offered training courses, but rather is …

Toolbox for Promoting the Bus Safety and Security Program in Your State

Posted ago by Stephanie Lewis

Client: Transportation Research Board (TRB)/ NCHRP Project 20-65 (02) The Toolbox for Promoting the Bus Safety and Security Program provides state departments of transportation and transit systems with resources and examples to assist them in developing and implementing bus system …