The National Traffic Safety Institute developed the Van / High Profile Vehicle Program as a 1-hour course that can be taught as an additional
module to the SAFER Driver Program or as an independent training unit. Van / High Profile Vehicle introduces van operators to the dangers of operating a van or SUV. The program explores
how speed, weight ratio, and the center of gravity of the vehicle play an important role in the operation of a large vehicle.
- To help individuals become safe and responsible van drivers.
- To inform van drivers of the hazards of driving a van and how to minimize those hazards.
- To introduce van drivers to the concepts of the dynamics of van operation.
- To discover the importance of pre-trip inspection.
The Van / High Profile Vehicle Program was developed for use by organizations who want to limit their risk of exposure. Anyone who operates a van, SUV, or light truck is encouraged
to complete this thought provoking course.