Bus Accident Charts

Total Occupant Fatalities in School Transportation-Related Crashes by Principal Impact Point on School Transportation Vehicle, 1997-2007
Principal Impact Point on School Transportation VehicleSingle-Vehicle CrashMultiple-Vehicle CrashTotal
CrashesFatalitiesCrashesFatalitiesCrashesFatalities
Front162035455165
Right Side689111519
Left Side34881112
Rear331144
Top000000
Undercarriage000000
Non-Collision770077
Other/Unknown111122
11-Year Total3643546690109


School Transportation-Related Crashes Involving Occupant Fatalities, 1997-2007
YearSingle-Vehicle CrashMultiple-Vehicle Crash
CrashesFatalitiesCrashesFatalities
19971169
19981244
19992288
2000911810
200161068
20022211
20038833
20042255
20053367
20060058
20072223
Total36435466
Average4457

Note: Does not include occupants of other vehicles in school transportation-related crashes.

Source: NHTSA's National Center for Statistics and Analysis

Fatalities in School Transportation-Related Crashes by Time of Day, 1997-2007
Time of DayOccupants*Pedestrians (School Age)Total
Midnight-6:59 a.m.101121
7-7:59 a.m.202848
8-8:59 a.m.111425
9-9:59 a.m.426
10-10:59 a.m.808
11-11:59 a.m.055
Noon-12:59 p.m.224
1-1:59 p.m.066
2-2:59 p.m.172037
3-3:59 p.m.224971
4-4:59 p.m.81220
5-11:59 p.m.7310
11-Year Total109152261

* Does not include occupants of other vehicles in school transportation-related crashes.

School-Age Pedestrians Killed in School Transportation-Related Crashes By Vehicle Maneuver, 1997-2007
Vehicle ManeuverSchool Bus Body TypeVehicle Used as School BusOther Body TypeTotal
Going Straight4942477
Slowing or Stopping in Traffic Lane2002
Starting in Traffic Lane273030
Passing or Overtaking Another Vehicle0099
Leaving a Parked Position4004
Maneuvering to Avoid an Animal, Pedestrian, Object, Other Vehicle, etc.0022
Turning Right8008
Turning Left131014
Backing Up (Other Than for Parking)0101
Negotiating a Curve1113
Entering Parked Position1001
Changing Lanes0011
11-Year Total1051037152
Bus Accident Charts 1997-2007
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