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15-Passenger Van Safety. Safe Driving Techniques. Rollover Risk. All vans have an increased rollover risk under certain conditions. Rollover Risk. The risk of rollover increases dramatically as the number of occupants increases from fewer than five occupants to over ten passengers.

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15-Passenger Van Safety

Safe Driving Techniques


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Rollover Risk

All vans have an increased rollover risk under certain conditions


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Rollover Risk

The risk of rollover increases dramatically as the number of occupants increases from fewer than five occupants to over ten passengers.


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Rollover Risk

The rollover rate for heavily loaded vans in single vehicle crashes is nearly 3 x the rate of those that were lightly loaded.


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Experienced Drivers

Understand and be familiar with the handling characteristics of vans, especially when fully loaded.


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Seat Belts

Require seat belt use at all times.


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Roof Loading

Any load placed on the roof of the vehicle will increase the likelihood of rolling over.


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Accident Facts

25% of all driving accidents are the result of excessive speed.


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Accident Facts

1 out of 4 employees who drive experience an accident while at work.


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Accident Facts

Most people know someone who has died in a car accident.


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Van Facts

A speed that may be acceptable in a passenger car could be dangerous in a van.


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Van Facts

You should fill the front seats first.


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Van Facts

Soft shoulders and culverts pose a hazard in rural areas.


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Driving Tips

  • Avoid sharp turns.

  • Avoid excessive speed.

  • Avoid abrupt maneuvers.

  • Don’t drive tired.

  • Don’t drive in bad weather.


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Driving Tips

  • Drive conservatively.

  • Rest stops often. (every 2 hrs.)

  • Wear seat belts.

  • Drive during the day, if possible.


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Driving Tips

  • Require someone to be awake in

  • the front seat with the driver on

  • long trips.

  • Avoid talking on cell phone while

  • driving.

  • Obey all laws, signs and speed

  • limits.


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Driving Tips

  • Drive with courtesy.

  • Be calm when driving.

  • Concentrate when driving.

  • Drive cautiously.


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Aggressive Drivers

  • Avoid eye contact.

  • Don’t cut in front of other drivers.

  • Allow fellow drivers to merge.

  • Don’t use hand gestures.

  • Don’t tailgate.

  • Use your horn sparingly.


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Backing the Vehicle

  • Use a spotter.

  • Back to the driver’s side.

  • Avoid backing up if possible.

  • Use your mirrors.


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Highway Driving

  • Lane changes and signals.

  • Merging.

  • Blind Spots.

  • Slow moving vehicles.


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Intersections

  • Stop signs

  • Stop lights

  • Yield signs

  • Using your signals

  • Blind spots

  • Pedestrians

  • Bicycles


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Vehicle Accident

  • Relax.

  • Never leave the scene!

  • Report to Police immediately.

  • Never admit fault.

  • Gather the facts.

  • Report to your supervisor.


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