MMUCC Training

C17: School Bus-Related

Definition:

Indicates if a school bus or motor vehicle functioning as a school bus for a school-related purpose is involved in the crash. The school bus, with or without a passenger on board, must be directly involved as a contact motor vehicle or indirectly involved as a non-contact motor vehicle (children struck when boarding or alighting from the school bus, two vehicles colliding as a result of the stopped school bus, etc.)

Element Attributes
  • No
  • Yes, School Bus Directly Involved
  • Yes, School Bus Indirectly Involved
Rationale:

Important in determining where and how school children are at the greatest risk of injury when being transported by school bus and the extent to which school bus operations affect overall traffic safety.