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Table 2-25: Bus Involvement in Fatal Crashes: 2013

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State Number of vehicles involved in fatal crahes Number of fatalities
Buses All
vehicles
Buses as percentage of
all vehicles
Buses All vehicles Bus fatatlities as percentage of
all fatalities
Alabama 7 1,116 0.6 9 852 1.1
Alaska 0 67 0.0 0 51 0.0
Arizona 3 1,173 0.3 3 849 0.4
Arkansas 1 638 0.2 1 483 0.2
California 27 4,125 0.7 27 3,000 0.9
Colorado 5 630 0.8 5 481 1.0
Connecticut 2 375 0.5 2 276 0.7
Delaware 2 150 1.3 3 99 3.0
District of Columbia 0 31 0.0 0 20 0.0
Florida 29 3,358 0.9 30 2,407 1.2
Georgia 11 1,636 0.7 11 1,179 0.9
Hawaii 1 123 0.8 1 102 1.0
Idaho 1 277 0.4 1 214 0.5
Illinois 9 1,353 0.7 9 991 0.9
Indiana 4 1,093 0.4 6 783 0.8
Iowa 4 434 0.9 6 317 1.9
Kansas 1 473 0.2 1 350 0.3
Kentucky 1 880 0.1 1 638 0.2
Louisiana 5 969 0.5 5 703 0.7
Maine 3 189 1.6 3 145 2.1
Maryland 7 648 1.1 7 465 1.5
Massachusetts 5 417 1.2 5 326 1.5
Michigan 4 1,363 0.3 4 947 0.4
Minnesota 6 563 1.1 6 387 1.6
Mississippi 3 781 0.4 3 613 0.5
Missouri 3 1,002 0.3 4 757 0.5
Montana 1 266 0.4 1 229 0.4
Nebraska 1 279 0.4 1 211 0.5
Nevada 6 372 1.6 6 262 2.3
New Hampshire 0 168 0.0 0 135 0.0
New Jersey 11 750 1.5 11 542 2.0
New Mexico 2 389 0.5 2 310 0.6
New York 26 1,579 1.6 28 1,199 2.3
North Carolina 7 1,756 0.4 7 1,289 0.5
North Dakota 1 215 0.5 1 148 0.7
Ohio 5 1,485 0.3 5 989 0.5
Oklahoma 5 972 0.5 5 678 0.7
Oregon 2 421 0.5 2 313 0.6
Pennsylvania 19 1,694 1.1 22 1,208 1.8
Rhode Island 0 83 0.0 0 65 0.0
South Carolina 7 1,030 0.7 9 767 1.2
South Dakota 1 184 0.5 1 135 0.7
Tennessee 6 1,400 0.4 14 995 1.4
Texas 18 4,651 0.4 22 3,382 0.7
Utah 2 289 0.7 2 220 0.9
Vermont 2 89 2.2 2 69 2.9
Virginia 6 1,001 0.6 6 740 0.8
Washington 2 593 0.3 3 436 0.7
West Virginia 2 431 0.5 2 332 0.6
Wisconsin 4 801 0.5 5 543 0.9
Wyoming 0 106 0.0 0 87 0.0
United States, total 280 44,868 0.6 310 32,719 0.9

NOTES: Fatal bus crashes involve school buses, cross country/inter-city buses, transit buses, van-based bus with gross vehicle weight rating greater than 10,000 lbs. and other/unknown bus types.

SOURCES: Fatal crashes: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System Encyclopedia, available at www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov as of July 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017