Synthesis of Information Related to Transit Problems. Topic SF-17. Transit Driver/Operator Distraction Policies

A number of transit agencies have enacted policies designed to address distracted driving, such as the use of electronic devices, eating , drinking talking, reading, and grooming, etc., as well as occupational distractions. Currently, a Commercial Truck and Bus Synthesis Safety Program effort is underway to study industry practice for large and small, truck and over the road coach operations and such items as internal and external sources of distraction, driver tasks, emerging counter-distracted driver technologies and better training for drivers. This synthesis is intended to provide public transit agencies with information about bus transit operator distraction policies and outcomes in order to assist them in evaluating and developing their own policies and programs. 


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $42000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project J-07, Topic

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001
  • Project Managers:

    Vlasak, Donna

  • Performing Organizations:

    Transportation Research Board

    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Start Date: 20110401
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 29056

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01463264
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project J-07, Topic
  • Files: TRB, RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:20PM