Identify whether a bus was being used at the time of the crash, and if so, how it was being used.
Describes the common type of bus service this vehicle was being used as at the time of the crash. Buses are any motor vehicle with seats to transport nine (9) or more people, including the driver’s seat. This element does not include vans which are owned and operated for personal use. Refer to the Glossary for attribute definitions.
This data element provides additional information to evaluate the outcome of motor vehicles used as buses that are involved in crashes.
- If the value recorded for School Bus Related is ‘yes’, the value recorded for Bus Use should be ‘school’ in relation to the applicable motor vehicle.