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School Bus Safety Facts
- - School buses provide over 10 billion rides for our nation's children each year, making these yellow vehicles the largest form of public transportation in the U.S.
- - There are over 400,000 school buses on the roads every day in this nation.
- - The Department of Transportation requires six additional safety features be built into every school bus which are not found on any other public or private vehicle.
- - School bus drivers log over 4 billion miles behind the wheel each year.
- - There are 50 million children who presently attend public and private schools with yellow school buses transporting half of them every day.
- - According to the National Safety Council in 1996, school buses are:
- - 172 times safer than your family automobile.
- - 8 times safer than railroad passenger trains.
- - 4 times safer than transit or intercity buses.
- - 8 times safer than scheduled airlines.