December 12, 2017

Churches and Missions groups keep vans in spite of dangers

While 15-seater vans are illegal to sell to public schools, they are being sold to private schools, day-care centers, senior centers, churches, missionary groups, etc. In 2005, I received a phone call from the head of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The NTSB is an independent agency that investigates accidents (air, sea, train, motor […]

Tire blowout suspected in crash that killed 5

By The Associated Press Monday, October 22, 2007 9:50 PM EDT INDIANAPOLIS – Federal regulators have warned for years that overcrowded 15-passenger vans or those with improperly inflated tires can pose a higher risk of rollovers. Police say a tire blowout may have caused a van carrying 16 Amish passengers to flip over on Interstate […]