Bus Breakdown Guide

Guide, video and resources developed by BusNSW under the Australian government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative.

The Essential Guide for Managing a Bus Breakdown

One of the most common hazards in the bus and coach industry is the on-road safety risks presented by a bus breakdown. While breakdowns can occur in all motor vehicles, the risks associated with bus breakdowns, where the vehicle is carrying public passengers and often schoolchildren, can be significant.

BusNSW in consultation with the BIC and other State Associations, developed the following resources to assist operators to manage on road bus breakdowns.