TEA 2016-2017 Bus Accident Reporting

State Totals for the 1101 Districts That Submitted Data   
Number of Bus Accidents That Occurred During the School Year: 2,114

Types of School Buses Involved in Accidents District Owned Contractor Owned Chartered
School Bus 1,898 187 0
Multifunction School Activity Bus 54 3 0
School Activity Bus 20 0 0
Motor Bus 23 0 0
Totals 1,995 190 0

School Buses Equipped With Seat Belts * Driver's Seat All Passenger Seats Some Passenger Seats
3-Point Lap/Shoulder Belts 2,369 257 57
Lap Belts Only 191 498 91
Totals 2,560 755 148

* Some school districts reported more seat belt types than accidents.

Number of Students Involved in Accidents Number of Adults Involved in Accidents
21,217 887

School Bus Passenger Injuries Injuries Fatal Injuries Serious Injuries Minor Injuries
Students 407 1 17 387
Adults 50 1 9 41
Totals 457 2 26 428

One student passenger and one adult passenger sustained a fatal injuiry. For more detail click on the following link.
link to fatalities detail

School Bus Driver Injuries Fatal Injuries Nonfatal Injuries
90 0 88

Injured Persons Wearing Seat Belts ** Lap Belts Only 3-Point Lap/Shoulder Belts Passenger Seats Not Equipped With Seat Belts Injured Not Wearing Seat Belts
Students 33 218 518 151
Adult Passengers 10 21 12 11
Totals 43 239 530 162

** Some school districts reported seat belt types for buses not involved in accidents. Since this section applies
only to injury accidents, these data have been excluded from this analysis.

Pedestrian Injuries Fatal Nonfatal
10 1 8

One pedestrian sustained a fatal injuiry. For more detail click on the following link.
link to fatalities detail