Faculty Staff Van#86 - FMCSA Training Requirement.docx

15 Passenger Van Policy



January 2015

Amherst College prohibits the purchase and/or rental of 15 passenger vans for reasons of safety and liability.

Following the warning issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration entitled "The Rollover Propensity of 15 Passenger Vans", the above referenced vehicle is considered to be far less stable than a passenger vehicle, placing the occupants and driver at considerable risk.