Category Archives: Distracted Mobility

Bus Operator Safety – Critical Issues Examination and Model Practices Final Report

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In this study, researchers at the National Center for Transit Research performed a multi-topic comprehensive examination of bus operator-related critical safety and personal security issues. The goals of this research effort were to: Identify and discuss the organizational reporting structure …

TCRP Synthesis 108: Transit Bus Operator Distraction Policies

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TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 108: Transit Bus Operator Distraction Policies is designed to help transit agencies develop policies and programs to address and prevent distracted driving incidents. View full report.

Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Public Transit Bus Driver Distraction

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This paper examines the efficacy of a multivariate statistical modeling approach to analyze public transit bus driver distraction data collected through a self-administered driver survey. The distracting activities were classified into four risk zones according to distraction risk indices derived …

Research in Progress: Bus Operator Safety Critical Issues Examination and Model Practices

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Research Objectives The goals of this research effort are to: Identify and discuss the organizational reporting structure related to safety departments and/or function within each of the 30 fixed route public transit agencies in Florida; Identify and document model policies …

Curbing Transit Employee Distracted Driving

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Client:  U.S. Department of Transportation, FTA This is a self-paced, computer based training course was developed to raise the awareness of public transportation professionals of the effects of distracted driving and reduce the risk of distracted driving.  Peter Rogoff, FTA …