This synthesis will be of interest to transit agency general managers, bus operations, safety, and risk management staffs, as well as agency human resources, personnel, and training staffs. It offers information on the current practices of transit agencies to reduce injuries to bus occupants during collisions and injuries to passengers while boarding, riding, and leaving the bus. This synthesis covers characteristics of bus occupant safety and transit agency programs for reductions of accidents/incidents such as those addressing driver and customer safety, vehicle improvement needs and safety inspections, bus stops and stations, safety management, and state transit agencies and transit operating companies.

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  • Authors:
    • King, R D
  • Publication Date: 1996


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  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 61 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00724929
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309060044
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Project SF-1
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 22 1996 12:00AM