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Characteristics and solutions related to bus transit accidents

Characteristics and solutions related to bus transit accidents

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Published by University of North Carolina, Institute for Transportation Research and Education in Raleigh, NC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bus accidents -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharles V. Zegeer ... [et al.] ; sponsored by the Southeastern Transportation Center.
      ContributionsZegeer, Charles V., UNC Institute for Transportation Research and Education., University of North Carolina (System). Highway Safety Research Center., Southeastern Transportation Center (U.S.), University Transportation Centers Program (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5614.2 .C48 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75, [38] p. :
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1239703M
      LC Control Number94621149
      OCLC/WorldCa31695786

      Characteristics of Bus Rapid Transit for Decision-Making Implementation Issues The flexible and diverse nature of BRT presents unique issues and challenges related to station implementation Availability of Property – Just as the availability of right-of-way is an issue in theFile Size: 6MB. The safety issues of the school bus have become a widely discussed topic in China, due to the substantial growth of school bus accidents during the recent years.

      Table 2 presents a disaggregation of lorry- and bus-involved accident severity rates per driver age, aiming to identify age groups of lorry and bus drivers associated with increased lorry or bus accident severity. These rates were calculated as the number of casualties per lorry- or bus-involved accident per age of the lorry or bus driver. 5 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION In Bus Operator Safetyâ Critical Issues Examination and Model Practices, a study by the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR), bus operator failure to perform or implied failure to react was cited as a contributing factor in many of the transit safety-related events studied (Staes et al. ).

      bus-related injuries and even fatalities. School bus drivers want to safely transport their passengers. And you, their supervisor, want to ensure that school bus drivers have all the information and skills they need to do the job correctly. The School Bus Driver In-Service Safety Series gives you tools to make sure that your school bus drivers. Mass transit also makes cities more equitable by providing mobility to those who cannot drive. Urban transport is the single largest source of transportation-related emissions, and growing. With good urban design, mass transit can help embed mobility, livability, and sustainability in cities.


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