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Crash protection systems for handicapped school and transit bus occupants
Anil V Khadikar
by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Washington, D.C.?, Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Statement||Anil V. Khadikar, Eric Will|
|Contributions||Will, Eric, United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Minicars, Inc|
|The Physical Object|
School systems are responsible for ensuring that children with special needs are safely transported on all forms of federally approved transportation provided by the school system. A plan to provide the most current and proper support to children with special transportation needs should be developed by the Individualized Education Program team, including the parent, school transportation. Bus Safety. Septem Mr. Chairman, I am David Kelly, Acting Administrator for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. I appreciate the opportunity to appear before the subcommittee to discuss the important issue of bus safety, and particularly motorcoach safety.
1 School bus crashworthiness standards that are applicable to this report are listed in appendix A. Past Safety Recommendations that relate to rollover strength, body joint strength, and seating and crash protection are listed in appendix B. 2 The large yellow school bus, which is the vehicle that most people associate with student. the impact of various passenger crash protection systems on school bus capacity and emergency egress. Based on the results of this research program, the data and science necessary for making informed decisions about the safety of all children in school buses should be available. Until such time that the research and crash test data support.
The School Bus Safety Handbook Choosing and Using Child Safety Restraint Systems and Wheelchairs Dedication: To Pupil Part I: Planning for. Recall Description: Seats equipped with the child seat anchorage system fails to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. , "School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection". The seat back may not absorb enough energy in the event of a vehicle crash, possibly resulting in serious injury or death to the seat occupant.
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Volume I: executive summary. Interim : Anil V. Khadilkar and Eric. Will. Inwe wrote an article for School Bus Fleet entitled “The Dos and Don’ts of Wheelchair Transport Safety.”Many best-practice guidelines described in that article — such as transferring students in wheelchairs to the school bus seats, using WC19 wheelchairs and ensuring students in wheelchairs are using properly positioned, crashworthy pelvic and shoulder belt restraints — have.
Crash protection systems for handicapped school bus occupants. Volume III: appendices. Final report. School systems are responsible for ensuring that children with special needs are safely transported on all forms of federally approved transportation provided by the school system, and a plan should be developed to provide the most current and proper support to children with special transportation requirements.
This statement provides current guidelines for the protection of child passengers. Electronic Stability Control Systems School Bus Pedestrian Safety Devices Occupant Crash Protection Seat Belt Assemblies School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection Rear Impact Guards severe transit bus crashes.
The resulting information is needed to establish an appropriate level of crash protection so that the next generation of U.S.
wheelchair se curement and occupant restraint systems not only are reasonably safe but also are easy to use and acceptable to wheelchair riders and transit bus operators. Buses and coaches. Transport by bus and coach is the safest mode of road travel.
However every year, aro European buses and coaches are involved in crashes causing injury or death produc casualties, of whom die. This includes incidents involving school children getting in or out of a vehicle.
From toabout 70% of the deaths in school bus-related crashes were occupants of vehicles other than the school bus, and 17% were pedestrians.
About 5% were school bus passengers, 4% were school bus drivers, and 2% were pedalcyclists. A school bus is a type of bus owned, leased, contracted to, or operated by a school or school district. It is regularly used to transport students to and from school or school-related activities, but not including a charter bus or transit bus.
Various configurations of school buses are used worldwide; the most iconic examples are the yellow school buses of the United States and Canada which. The school bus occupant fatality rate of fatalities per million vehicle miles traveled (VMT) is much lower than the overall rate for motor vehicles, which is per million VMT.
An average of 21 school age passengers die in school transportation-related crashes each year: 6 school bus passengers and 15 pedestrians. Crash protection. The basic format of the training webinars is a PowerPoint presentation with 10 videos integrated.
The video component highlights why proper wheelchair securement is so crucial: protecting the passenger in the event of a crash or even a sharp turn.
“The videos show real-life crash situations and crash tests,” Reaume says. Always use a 3-point system to secure the student. The occupant restraint system is separate from the wheelchair securement.
The 3-point system secures the student's pelvis and torso. The occupant restraint system can be attached in several ways: To the school bus anchorage points. To the wheelchair securement system.
To the wheelchair itself. Submitted by Specially Equipped School Bus Specifications Writing Committee intended to limit the movement of the wheelchair occupant in a crash or sudden maneuver.
The Restraint System for Wheelchairs and Wheelchair -seated Occupants.) 2. Crutches, walkers, canes and other ambulating devices to assist ambulation. School Bus Fleet. User evaluation of three wheelchair securement systems in large accessible transit vehicles.
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 48(7), – Appropriate crash protection for wheelchair riders on large public transit buses. the states with wider-ranging bus safety laws generally tend to contain more densely populated, urban areas with a history of well-established transit systems.
However, the range of transit bus safety legislation in most states falls somewhere in between these two extremes. In a final rule published on Janu (58 FR ), NHTSA amended Standard No. School bus passenger seating and crash protection (49 CFR ), by establishing minimum safety requirements for school buses equipped with wheelchair securement devices and occupant restraint systems.
If a school bus is equipped with those devices. We anticipate that this effort would recommend a lower severity crash pulse than the one for which the current four-strap tie-down system is designed and may allow more user-friendly systems, such as the rear-facing wheelchair compartment concept, a configuration that is reported to provide protection during a 3 g /10 ms duration crash pulse .
FMVSS No."School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection," which establishes requirements for school bus seating systems for all sizes of school buses, and provides minimum performance requirements for wheelchair securement/occupant restraint devices and establishes a requirement that wheelchair locations be forward facing; and.
S First option - complete passenger protection system - driver only. The vehicle shall meet the crash protection requirements of S5, with respect to an anthropomorphic test dummy in the driver's designated seating position, by means that require no action by vehicle occupants.
S Second option - belt system - driver only.In the past ten years, the issue of safe transportation for wheelchair-seated occupants of motor vehicles has been partially addressed through enhancements to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS)School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection, and through the development of a Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Recommended.School Bus Seats Designated for Child Safety Restraint Systems.
The transportation provider should ensure: School-bus seats designated for CSRSs are located starting at the front of the vehicle to provide drivers with quick access to and a clear view of the CSRS occupants.
CSRS anchorages on school bus seats should meet all applicable FMVSSs.