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National Transportation Safety Board

Studied four fatal crashes
Recommendations to each state:

Require that all vehicles transporting children to school and school related events meet school bus structural standards

Adopt NHTSA’s guidelines for the safe transportation of preschool children
Pupil Transportation in Vehicles Not Meeting Federal School Bus Standards (1999)

www.ntsb.gov/publictn/1999/SIR9902.htm
 
Other NTSB Accident Investigations:
 
15-Passenger Van Single-Vehicle Rollover Accidents
Henrietta, Texas - May 8, 2001 and
Randleman, North Carolina – July 1, 2001
www.ntsb.gov/publictn/2003/HAR0303.htm

15-Passenger Child Care Van Run-Off-Road
Memphis, Tennessee – April 4, 2002
www.ntsb.gov/publictn/2004/HAR0402.htm
 
Evaluation of the Rollover Propensity of 15-passenger Vans
www.ntsb.gov/publictn/2002/SR0203.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
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