GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know School Bus Accident Statistics [Current Data]

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"On average, 124 school transportation-related accidents occur each year in the United States."

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"From 2008 to 2017, the number of fatal school bus accidents in the U.S. resulted in a total of 264 deaths."

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"In the ten years from 2006 to 2015, 102 school children were killed in school transportation-related accidents."

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"Approximately 70% of students killed in school bus accidents are struck by vehicles other than the bus itself."

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"In 2018, school bus accidents accounted for 0.3% of total motor vehicle crash deaths in the United States."

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"From 2007 to 2016, 301 fatal school transportation-related crashes occurred in the United States."

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"School buses are 70 times safer than traveling by car for students going to and from school."

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"Approximately 17% of school bus-related fatalities occur when students are entering or exiting the bus."

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"Over 56% of school bus-related injuries are suffered by the occupants of the other vehicle involved in the crash."

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"From 2006 to 2015, 61% of school transportation-related fatalities occurred in rural settings."

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"From 2009 to 2018, 61% of school bus drivers involved in fatal crashes were male."

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"In 2018, 116 school bus-related crashes occurred in the United States, resulting in 120 fatalities."

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"In 2018, 13% of fatal school bus accidents involved drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs."

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"Approximately 50% of the school bus fatalities from 2006 to 2015 occurred among children aged 5-18."

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"In 2019, approximately 1,700 school bus accidents occurred in Pennsylvania, resulting in 378 injuries."

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Statistic 16

"From 1989 to 2015, rollover crashes accounted for about 20% of school bus accidents."

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