Truck-Tractor Double Trailer Median Crossover Collision with Motorcoach - The N.T.S.B. Report

This article presents the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report of an accident involving a 2007 Volvo truck-tractor that crossed a median on Interstate 5 in Orlando, California and collided with a 2014 Setra motorcoach. The injuries and emergency response are reported, and details on the vehicles involved are provided. The report describes survival factors, driver factors, motor carrier factors, highway factors, weather and visibility, and the crash reconstruction. Information on cross-median crashes and highway median barriers, vehicle fires, and motorcoach emergency egress are also provided.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 35-46, 64
  • Serial:
    • Accident Reconstruction Journal
    • Volume: 25
    • Issue Number: 6
    • Publisher: National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists
    • ISSN: 1057-8153

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01596949
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 4 2016 9:56PM