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2013-2014 Loading Survey Form

This survey includes only student fatalities that occur in the loading and unloading areas of the school bus that were reported to the appropriate state agency.  The bus loading and unloading area is defined as "any location the school bus stops to load or unload student passengers."  Fatalities include those that occurred when the student was going to or from school and when boarding or exiting the school bus:

  1. In the loading and unloading area
  2. In the vicinity of the loading and unloading area or
  3. Crossing the road, street or highway

No other fatalities are to be included.  If you are uncertain about a particular accident, report the accident and indicate if it has been included in the figures you have provided.  Please identify any questionable fatalities in the remarks & additional information section of the form in order to record it properly.

Loading Survey Form (PDF)



National Surveys

These natioal surveys provides an account of children, which ride school buses, and are killed by either their own school bus or a passing motorist while loading or unloading the school bus.

2004 Survey (PDF)

2005 Survey (PDF)

2006 Survey (PDF)

2007 Survey (PDF)

2008 Survey (PDF)

2009 Survey (PDF)

2010 Survey (PDF)

2011 Survey (PDF)

2012 Survey (PDF)

Loading & Unloading Surveys

The following information is a collection of more than three decades of nation wide statistics on children killed in the loading and unloading "zone" or area around a school bus.

Report number one depicts the number of children killed, since 1970, by the front and back of a school bus, a vehicle passing a stopped school bus, the light condition and the size of the bus.
Click here for report (PDF)

Report number two depicts the sex and age of the child as well as whether the child was going to or coming from school.
Click here for report (PDF)

Report number three depicts weather conditions, the day of the week and the month a child was killed while in the loading/unloading zone.
Click here for report (PDF)

Report number four exhibits a breakdown of children killed in the loading zone of a school bus by each reporting state since 1979.
Click here for report (PDF)

Report number five depicts a breakdown of children killed in the loading/unloading zone of a school bus by location, weather, type of roadway, and if the child dropped an object, fell down, or caught a piece of clothing or object in the door or handrail.
Click here for report (PDF)

School Bus Safety Director
Keith Dreiling
785-296-4567
785-296-6659 (fax)
kdreiling@ksde.org

Questions about this page contact:
Wilma Crabtree
785-296-3551
wcrabtree@ksde.org

Deb Romine
785-296-3570
dromine@ksde.org

 

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