Bus Collisions: Analysis of collision data covering the 10 year period 2000-2009
- Published: Sheffield City Council, no date
- Authors: Sheffield City Council
- Date Added: 05 Mar 2013
- Last Update: 05 Mar 2013
To provide a summary of bus collision statistics forSheffield from 200-2009.
A literature review of RTI statistics in Sheffield.
In the 10 year period covering 2000-2009 there were 2,703 collisions involving a bus, 12 per cent of all collisions inSheffield. 11 per cent of these were KSI, 9 per cent of all KSI collisions.
The number of slight bus collisions is falling in-line with other types of collisions; however the number of KSI collisions is not.
Collisions involving a bus make up 12 per cent of all collisions in Sheffield and 9 per cent of KSI collisions.
Buses account for only 3 per cent of traffic on roads in Sheffield, yet bus passengers make up 24 per cent of all passenger casualties.
86 per cent of collisions take place between 8am and 6pm on a weekday, peaking between 3pm and 4pm. There is more than average on a Friday.
40 per cent of KSI collisions involving a bus passenger being injured were caused by heavy braking.
Bus collision data, Statistics.