Drivers operating 15-passenger vans need to have a commercial driver’s license before they can hit the road — true or false? As strange as it sounds, this bit of information is actually false. As long as you’re not transporting any more than 15 passengers (including yourself) in a large passenger bus or van, you won’t need to obtain your CDL. But that doesn’t mean just anyone can drive one of those large machines.
It’s become common knowledge that passenger vans and buses have high rollover rates, and Georgia’ Department of Administrative Services recently released a report detailing all the safety risks inherent in the design of the vehicles that can cause these accidents. Based on that, we’ve put togeth
For church groups, senior living communities and other congregations of eager travelers, 15 passenger vans and minibuses are lifesavers. On many occasions, there simply wouldn’t be any service ventures, field trips or fun getaway days without them. They offer reliable, comfortable traveling options for large groups of people.
But while getting from Point A to Point B is important, ensuring safety of all passengers aboard takes top priority.
Large vehicles like 15 passenger vans and shuttle buses require different considerations than typical family cars and vans because of their immensity. When they aren’t adh