Greetings! Due to the wonderful site vanangels.org, we found out about the dual rear wheel conversions, and are about to finish converting our first van. These are the pictures of what we have gone through to make the changes. We look forward to completing our other one after this, and to
To the parents of the 7 Bathurst High School boys, On January 11, 2008, your lives were changed forever. I know how you feel. On June 30, 2002, I lost my 17-year old daughter, Malori, in van rollover accident. While Van Angels is an education and advocacy site, we also are very aware of the
http://vimeo.com/618459 This is a MUST see video about the dangers of 15-passenger vans created by 60-Minutes. Loaded with authoritative tests and proof of the dangers. NOTE: At the end of the video, the reporter mentions a crash simulation video. Click here to watch the simulation.
Passenger van used in crash comes under scrutiny as Transport ... The Canadian Press - A 15-seat van - a 1997 Ford Club Wagon - was carrying members of the Bathurst High School basketball team back from a game in nearby Moncton shortly after ... See all stories on this topic Federal
EDMONTON - Edmonton's public school district has plans in place to stop using the type of van that has been called "a death trap on wheels" and banned for school use in the United States. Seven basketball players and a teacher were killed in the same type of 15-passenger van in a highway crash in
The van that went out of control on a New Brunswick highway, resulting in eight deaths, is in a class of vehicle criticized by United States overnment agencies as lacking stability in emergencies. chools in Nova Scotia are banned from using the vehicles and the U.S. overnment has issued safety
Watch this video first. It provides a good overview of the dangers of 15-passenger vans. http://vimeo.com/365891
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