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Pupil Transportation Personnel, Training and Safety Report ED545

 

School Year 2001 2002

 

 

TRAINING:

 

1. TOTAL NUMBER OF MALE SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS

1,446

2. TOTAL NUMBER OF FEMALE SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS

1,161

3. TOTAL NUMBER OF NEW BUS DRIVERS TRAINED

222

4. AVERAGE NUMBER OF HOURS TRAINING GIVEN EACH NEW DRIVER

29

5. TOTAL NUMBER OF IN-SERVICE DRIVERS TRAINED

2,524

6. AVERAGE NUMBER OF IN-SERVICE TRAINING HOURS PROVIDED BY EACH DISTRICT

15

7. TOTAL NUMBER OF PUPILS TRANSPORTED TO AND FROM SCHOOL EACH DAY

171,001

8A. NUMBER OF THESE STUDENTS RECEIVING TRAINING IN SAFE RIDING PRACTICES

154,591

8B. NUMBER OF THESE STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN BUS EVACUATION DRILLS

162,639

 

 

OPERATIONS SAFETY:

 

1. NUMBER OF REPORTABLE CRASHES INVOLVING SCHOOL BUSES

113

2. NUMBER OF CRASHES REPORTED BY THE DISTRICT AS PREVENTABLE

78

3. NUMBER OF CRASHES THAT WERE REPORTED AS DUE TO DRIVER ERROR

60

4A. TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS REPORTED INJURED

7

4B. TOTAL NUMBER OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS REPORTED INJURED

6

5A. TOTAL NUMBER OF PUPILS KILLED IN SCHOOL BUS CRASHES

0

5B. TOTAL NUMBER OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS KILLED IN SCHOOL BUS CRASHES

0

 

 

NOTE: MAINE SCHOOL BUS REGULATIONS REQUIRE THAT ALL STUDENTS RIDING ON SCHOOL BUSES RECEIVE TRAINING IN SAFE RIDING PRACTICES AND EVACUATION TWICE DURING EACH SCHOOL YEAR.