In United States, transportation of students through school buses is the safest mode of transportation and it represents the largest transit system in America. Reports forecast that traveling children to and from school in any other mode of transport except school bus is at greater risk of death.
Here are few statistics related to school bus transportation in America:
Every year in America, 26 million school students travel in school buses.
Every day over 480,000 school buses are used in transporting children to and from the school.
More than 17.3 million private vehicles are used if school buses are not available for transporting school students.
On an average, 36 cars are required to transport children accommodated in a single school bus.
More than 3.1 billion gallons of fuel would be used if private vehicles are used in transportation instead of school buses.
There are several automobile companies that manufacture school buses with all essential amenities required for the children to have a safe drive.