Effective practices to reduce bus accidents

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StatementTechnology & Management Systems, Inc.
SeriesTCRP report,, 66, Report (Transit Cooperative Research Program) ;, 66.
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Transit Administration., Transit Cooperative Research Program., Transit Development Corporation., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board., Technology & Management Systems, Inc.
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LC ClassificationsHE5614.2 .E35 2001
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Pagination49, [47] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3961042M
ISBN 100309066743
LC Control Number2001131576
OCLC/WorldCa47261037

This report presents a directory of effective practices used to prevent bus accidents at small, medium, and large transit systems. Most of the information was obtained from transit systems in the United States and in Canada and from statewide transit insurance pools in six states.

TCRP Rep “Effective Practices to Reduce Bus Accidents,” presents a direc-tory of effective practices used to prevent bus accidents at small, medium, and large transit systems. Most of the information was obtained from transit systems in the United States and in Canada and from statewide transit insurance pools in six Size: KB.

TRB's Transit Coopertive Research Program (TCRP) Report Effective Practices to Reduce Bus Accidents presents a directory of effective practices used to prevent bus accidents at small, medium, and large transit systems.

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies documents current practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs that have been effective in reducing accidents and incidents at transit agencies.

6 Current Practices in the Use of Onboard Technologies to Avoid Transit Bus Incidents and Accidents Project Background and Objectives This synthesis Effective practices to reduce bus accidents book the current practice and usage of the various onboard technologies used in transit buses, with a primary objective of determining whether these technologies are effective in actual practice.

Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Bus Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies. The purpose of this study is to document successful practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs, that have been effective in reducing accidents and incidents.although accidents involving following vehicles (i.e., ve­ hicles striking the bus from behind) increased from to percent.

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TCRP Synthesis Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies documents current practices and training initiatives, including bus operator training and retraining programs that have been effective in reducing accidents and incidents at transit agencies.

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