Tag Archives: bus safety

FTA Report No. 0051: Bus Safety Study: A Report to Congress

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Section 20021(b) of the Moving Ahead for Progress for the 21st Century (MAP-21) legislation requires the Secretary of Transportation  to submit a report of the results of a “Bus Safety Study” to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs …

Research in Progress: Evaluation of Rear-End Bus Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions

Posted ago by zavacki

Research Objectives The purpose of this project is to conduct a systematic study to examine rear end collisions between motorists and public transit buses to achieve the following objectives: Determine if rear-end collisions are increasing Conduct an assessment to ascertain …

Trends in Transit Bus Accidents and Promising Collision Countermeasures

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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 …