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75 GLOSSARY Assault: âOvert physical and verbal acts by a passenger that interfere with the mission of a bus operatorâwhich is to complete his or her scheduled run safelyâand that adversely affect the safety of the operator and customersâ (Nakanishi and Fleming 2011, p. 9). Preventable collision: âA preventable collision is one in which the driver failed to do everything reasonably possible to avoid the collisionâ (National Safety Council, www.nsc.org). Safety: âThe state in which the risk of injury to persons or damage to property is reduced to, and maintained at or below, an acceptable level through a continuing process of hazard identification and risk managementâ (Ahmed 2011). Security: âFreedom from harm resulting from intentional acts or circumstancesâ (NCHRP Report 525, Volume 14, Security 101: A Physical Security Primer for Transportation Agencies 2009).