This video outlines bus safety for pedestrians, drivers, cyclists and passengers.
NSW has the largest metropolitan bus fleet in Australia. More than 3850 buses operate in the Sydney area, while another 1000 buses service the Newcastle, Wollongong and Blue Mountains areas. Passengers take more than 200 million trips on buses in NSW each year.
From 2011 to 2015 in the Sydney-Newcastle-Wollongong metropolitan area there were 1,588 crashes involving a heavy bus, where 18 people were killed and 1,130 people were injured.