June 25: Government to Review Safety of Vans Transporting Students


Canada’s Transport Minister announced a review of the safety standards applicable to 15-passenger vans, which are commonly used to transport students to events. The safety review will include:

  • Consultation with provincial and territorial governments
  • An assessment of the safety and stability of extracurricular activity vehicles, including the vans and multi-function activity buses
  • Brake and vehicle rollover threshold testing.