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Toolbox for Transit Event Investigation. Florida DOT Project Manager: Mike Johnson Developed with funding from the National Center for Transit Research and the Florida Department of Transportation by the Center for Urban Transportation Research University of South Florida

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Florida dot accident investigation

Toolbox for Transit Event Investigation

Florida DOT

Project Manager: Mike Johnson

Developed with funding from the

National Center for Transit Research and the Florida Department of Transportation by the Center for Urban Transportation Research

University of South Florida

Project Staff: Deborah Sapper & Amber Reep

MTAP Austin, TX

November 2007


Bus transit event investigation toolbox

Bus Transit Event Investigation Toolbox

Purpose:

The Toolbox provides transit systems with procedures, guidelines, and best practices for conducting transit incident investigations.

Oriented toward small, medium, rural transit systems, but useful/adaptable for large urban systems


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Bus Transit Event Investigation Toolbox

  • The Toolbox does not replace existing federally offered training courses, but is intended to assist transit systems in implementing and complying with State and/or Federal requirements for conducting incident investigations.

  • It is also intended to support the FTA’s Model Bus Safety Program core element regarding safety data acquisition and analysis.

  • Conducted case studies, site visits for transit systems to acquire best practices, procedures, guidelines

  • North Carolina, New York, Texas, South Carolina, Washington, Florida


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Bus Transit Event Investigation Toolbox

  • Contents:

  • DVD 42 minute step by step training video

  • Pocket Guide with overview of responsibilities, procedures, and guidelines

  • FTA - TSI “Guidelines for Recordability”

  • Sample Forms, Reports, Checklists, Field Sketches, etc.

  • Bus Incident, Reporting, Tracking and Analysis System


Bus transit event investigation toolbox contents

Bus Transit Event Investigation Toolbox Contents


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Bus Transit Event Investigation Toolbox

Pocket guide

Provides transit systems

a quick reference with guidance, procedures and best practices for

conducting transit incident

investigations.


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Bus Transit Event Investigation Toolbox

Transportation Safety Institute (TSI)

Guidelines to Determine Collision

and Incident Recordability

Developed to assist transit agencies in

determining recordability/preventability

of collisions and incidents, based on

a high standard of defensive driving.

Provides a series of situations and

incident scenarios along with examples

for actions that would make an incident

recordable.


Florida dot accident investigation

Incident Reporting, Tracking, Analysis System Database- Enter incident data into a standardized form, run queries, view reports- Analyze and report common trends in incident data over time


Florida dot accident investigation

Vehicle Fires

Event Data Recorders

Interviews

Drug And Alcohol Testing

Incident Review Boards

Police Reports

Grading Systems

Guidance For Recordability

Evidence Collection

Tire Marks

Skids

Fluids

Contact And Induced Damage

Exterior And Interior Damage

Photographs

Field Sketching

Training VideoThe 42-minute training video provides guidance for conducting an incident investigation.Topics covered:


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Bus Transit Event Investigation Toolbox

Video and Toolbox are available for download on the

Transit Bus Safety Resource Guide Website

www.cutr.usf.edu/bussafety

Further Information:

Mike [email protected]

Debbie [email protected]

Thank You……..Questions


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