V22. Bus Use

Definition:

This element 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.

Element Attributes:

Not a Bus
School
Transit/Commuter
Intercity
Charter/Tour
Shuttle

Rationale:

This data element provides additional information to evaluate the outcome of motor vehicles used as buses that are involved in crashes.