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causation of bus driver accidents

W.L Cresswell

causation of bus driver accidents

an epidemiological study

by W.L Cresswell

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Published by Published for the Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust by the Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic accidents -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 208-219.

    ContributionsFroggatt, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE5614 G7 C7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 298 p.
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14590653M

      According to a survey conducted by the FMCSA and NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), the main reason behind commercial truck crashes are fatigued and overworked drivers. These crashes often sadly result in serious injuries and fatalities. The Truck Crash Causation Study reported o commercial truck crashes over a span of almost three years, which . Causation of the accident is one of the factors to determine the bus driver responsibility. If the injuries of an individual were caused "but for" the negligence or breach of the duty of care of the bus driver, he is liable to pay damages and compensation to the victim. In , Arkansas had just 1 fatal bus crash and non-fatal crashes recorded. Common causes of bus accidents are similar to those causing other vehicular accidents. Driver distraction, alcohol, inexperience and speed top the list of accident causes. In one case, a driver was texting and briefly took his attention off the road ahead.


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Book on the cause of bus driver road accidents. The term 'accident proneness' is widely used and means that certain individuals are always more likely to sustain an accident than others, even though exposed to equal risk. Book Selection; Published: 01 December ; The Causation of Bus Driver Accidents.

Bakke Author: P. Bakke. The Causation of Bus Driver Accidents. Journal of the Operational Research Society: Vol.

14, No. 4, pp. Author: P. Bakke. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cresswell, W.L. Causation of bus driver accidents. London, Oxford Univ.

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Accident Proneness: Research in the Occurrence, Causation, and Prevention of Road Accidents deals with concept of accident proneness.

The concept has had a checkered career, from the early British work whose high scientific standard has been universally acknowledged, through a period when the concept was extended beyond the sound basis which had been laid, to a period of reaction when.

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Local Authorities believe the school bus driver in a deadly school bus crash in New Jersey in Maymissed an exit and tried to make or made an illegal u-turn before colliding with a dump truck.

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How Charter Bus Companies’ Practices Cause Deadly Accidents. While a bus driver’s errors—such as speeding, driving when fatigued, or talking on a cell phone—can be the cause of a crash, his company’s practices could be a contributing factor in why the.

How do School Bus Accidents Happen. The top cause of school bus accidents is driver distraction. Just like drivers of passenger vehicles, bus drivers also face distractions.

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