15 passenger van accident prevention
Fifteen-passenger vans are commonly used by church groups, camps, and other organizations during summer to transport groups to and from summer events. When safety precautions aren’t taken, however, the risk of a serious injury or death in a 15-passenger van accident increases, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Here are some tips for protecting yourself and others from 15-passenger van accidents this summer.
- Examine tires for wear, cracks, and other damage, and replace tires if they show any signs of damage. Make sure tires are properly inflated each time the van is driven.
- Require every person in the van to put on and keep on a seat belt as long as the van is in motion. The risk of dying in a rollover crash is reduced for passengers wearing seat belts. Read the rest »