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15-passenger van dangerous carpool

As youngsters head back to school, many will be sharing the ride on public transportation or a school bus. In many cases, students traveling to smaller schools, special events or sporting activities may climb into a 15-passenger van. The vehicle is a popular choice to relatively inexpensively and conveniently transport small groups. But it could be deadly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the risk of a rollover crash is greatly increased when 10 or more people ride in a 15-passenger van. There are two main factors at play – vehicle design and driver reaction to the ... Read More