This white paper examines the road risk facing bus and coach drivers, in terms of their involvement in collisions compared to other drivers.
Bus and coach drivers are identified by an attending police officer as having contributed to a collision less frequently than other drivers. Bus and coach drivers are most likely to contribute to collisions because they lose control of the vehicle
Bus and coach drivers are most over-represented in collisions...
- during the working day
- on Saturdays
- on urban roads
Bus and coach drivers are heavily under-represented in collisions on strategic roads.
Bus and coach drivers are more likely to...
- commit loss of control errors (84% higher)
- commit manoeuvre errors (28% higher)
Full report in downloadable .pdf