This info sheet will help employers and supervisors with important safety considerations when making decisions around which kind of passenger vehicle to use in transporting employees, workers and other staff personel.

The decision to use 15 passenger vans instead of other vehicles to transport crew should always be carefully considered. 15 passenger vans are known to be unstable and are prone to crushing when involved in rollover accidents. Even with reduced passenger loads the vehicle has a high centre of gravity, which can compromise the vehicles’ stability. A 15 passenger van that is fully loaded with passengers has a potential for rollover that is five times higher than when the driver is the only occupant.

Read more in our 15 Passenger Van Safety Info sheet PDF