Transportation safety officials have known since 2001 that 15-passenger vans like the E350 are prone to roll in a crash when loaded with people. Federal officials have issued repeated safety warnings to carmakers and the public. Some insurance companies refuse to cover them. A major religious
Transport Canada is studying the safety of 15 passenger vans in the wake of the Bathurst, New Brunswick van crash in 2008, and a private members bill introduced in New Brunswick calling for a nationwide ban on the use of these vehicles for school trips, reports the Ontario School Bus
Popular church vans have propensity to roll, hundreds killed Mark Smith, Director of Van Angels, was recently interviewed by the Orange County edition of the Christian Examiner newspaper. The article looks at the continued use of 15-passenger vans throughout Orange County, CA and the
U. of U. settles lawsuit brought by Chinese scholars' families for $500,000 By Brian Maffly The Salt Lake Tribune Salt Lake Tribune Updated:08/07/2009 06:28:55 PM MDT The University of Utah has settled a lawsuit brought by the families of seven Chinese scholars killed in a 2003
Police Crack Down On Safety In School Van Sting BOSTON (WBZ) ― Boston police and Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicle safety inspectors launched a school van sting Thursday in an effort to crack down on child transportation vehicles that are operating with violations, putting passengers at
The Ford E-350 15 Passenger Wagon received the lowest rating of 2-Stars (5 is best) for any vehicle on the road today by SaferCar.gov. You can view the van rollover ratings on the SaferCar.gov website and see the Rollover ratings in the 2x4 column of the report.
Alexis "Lexie" James, 10, killed when a 15-passenger van blew a tire and overturned while traveling in South Carolina. Lexie was ejected even through she was wearing a seat belt. The James family has since started a non-profit organization called the American Center for Van and Tire Safety to raise
From CBCNews.ca The British Columbia Federation of Labour is calling for a ban on 15-passenger vans that are often used to transport farm workers. The request comes after a WorkSafeBC investigation suggested a wide range of safety violations contributed to a deadly van crash in Abbotsford,