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Archive for November, 2010
Complete rollover elimination in 15 passenger vans is impossible due to the vehicles design and the complexity of a rollover event. With the addition of the Roadmaster Active Suspension system, the vehicle will become safer and less prone to rollover.
Thus was the conclusion after extensive independent dynamic handling tests conducted at the Transportation Research Centre Inc (TRC) of Liberty, Ohio. The study used a Ford E350, 15 Passenger Van as it represents 85% of this type of vehicle on US roads. The van was specially outfitted with test measuring equipment, professional driver and a simulated 14 passenger load. â€œFully loaded with 15 people, this vehicle becomes almost three times as likely to rollover in an emergency situation and is one of the most dangerous vehicles on the road todayâ€, said David Arnce, National Sales Manager for Roadmaster Active Suspension Inc.
â€œWe commissioned the TRC study to show how effective our system is at significantly improving road handling, load carrying and safety… including reducing the risk of rolloverâ€, said Arnce. â€œGiven the definitive margin of safety achieved by installing Roadmaster Active Suspension on 15 passenger vans, just imagine what it will do for your Pickup or SUVâ€, he added.
During one test, a fully loaded 15-passenger van traveling 23 miles per hour went on two wheels and nearly overturned while making a fishhook turn (similar to a U-turn). The same van fitted with Roadmaster Active Suspension kept all four wheels on the ground when making the same turn at 25 miles an hour. A short video, narrated by Dr. Jerry Punch, featuring highlights of the TRC study has been produced and a CD-Rom version of the video is available from Active Suspension Customer Service at 1-800-398-5036. It can also be viewed on-line @ www.activesuspension.com/videos.
With the extensive tests at the TRC concluded, Arnce said they have targeted the information toward Colleges, Churches, Schools, Hotels, Day Care Centers and even state and local government agencies, all of which are regular users of the 15 passenger vehicles. The hazards of these vehicles have been widely publicized, but more than 500,000 are still on the road. â€œRAS will make the vehicle safer and less prone to rollover, however, NO product in the world will prevent rollover occurrences. Itâ€™s like when ABS braking came out, it will help but itâ€™s not a save allâ€, Arnce said.
Fatal accidents in 15 passenger vans often occur after a driver dozes off or losses attention and has to make a sudden steering maneuver, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Fully loaded vans are harder to control during typical collision avoidance maneuvers because passengersâ€™ weight raises the center of gravity. The Roadmaster Active Suspension enhancement canâ€™t promise to eliminate rollovers but can significantly improve a vanâ€™s safety in these types of situations. If a person or organization can not afford to replace its van(s) this year, itâ€™s important that you take these immediate steps to minimize the risk.
|How to make your van safer!
â€œAN ABSOLUTE MUST FOR 12 & 15 PASSENGER VANSâ€
The hazard of 12 and 15 passenger vans has been widely publicized in the media. With over 1,000,000 of these vans on the roads today, there is documentary proof that these vans can be the most dangers vehicles on the roads. They seem to be everywhere, and are commonly used by Churches, Colleges Schools, Hotels, and even some State and Federal agencies, to name a few. It is a vehicle with a very high center of gravity, that when fully loaded becomes almost three times more likely to rollover in an emergency situation.
To prove how effective the Roadmaster Active Suspension is, in reducing the propensity of Rollover, independent handling tests were carried out at the Transportation Research Center (TRC) in Ohio, with and without our product installed. The vehicle used was a Ford E-350 15 passenger van. After the tests were completed, the test results proved beyond any doubt that by installing our product on this vehicle the van become safer and less prone to roll over.
Installation is easy, taking only about an hour, with no cutting, drilling or welding and once installed requires no maintenance.
Roadmaster Active Suspension is a one of a kind patented product with hundreds of thousands in use through out the world, and is sold with a 30 day money back guarantee. . ( Click here to view the video “Make your passenger and cargo van safer.)
Speck Transportation Services has become an authorized distributor for Road Master Active Suspension!Â http://www.activesuspension.com/texas.html
10 Tips For Selecting The ProperÂ Van Rental Insurance!
1.Â Check with your insurance agent and verify whether or not your insurance will cover the rentalÂ specialty vehicles such as 12-15-passenger vansÂ Some insurance companies may refuse to cover the larger vans due to a lack of education on the amazing safety features on the newer model vans.Â Send them here to catch them up on the safety of the new vans available for rental!Â GM Van Safety Video
2.Â Count on your insurance agent as your expert, not the vanÂ rental company.Â Your agent will have your best financial and safety interests at heart.Â The rental company will be interested in making big profits.
3.Â Determine in advance whether your trip will be for your organization or that of a personal nature.Â If personal, utilize your own insurance if possible to maximize savings.Â The liability portion of the auto policy in TX will cover a rental vehicle in case of an accident.Â Your agent will tell you if big vans are an exception.
Â 4.Â If your organization rents large vans, your best value would be to purchase a policy that has liability insurance for non-owned and hired vehicles with a clause for physical damage coverage.Â These policies are relatively inexpensive and can be purchased for a term as short as six months.Â If your organization owns vans now, you should have this coverage added as quickly as possible.Â This will also prepare you for the times when you must rent supplemental vehicles when yours are in the shop or have been involved in an accident.
5.Â When renting vans, and if your agent has advised you to take the rental company’s extra coverage, be sure and read all of the literature on exactly what you are purchasing.Â Â Get accurate information on exactlyÂ what each type covers, the daily fee, and what happens with each coverageÂ when you have an accident.
6.Â Be aware of the three main types of coverages offered by the rental company.Â First, Loss Damage Waiver or LDW, typically covers any physical damages to the rental vehicles only and ranges from $12.99-$19.99 daily.Â Second, Supplemental Liability Insurance or SLI, offers a one million dollar third party liability insurance policy and ranges from $12.99 -$25.00 daily.Â Third, Personal Accident Insurance or PAI, provides for medical expenses of $100,000 for the renter and smaller amounts for each passenger and dailyÂ fees vary.
7.Â Do not allow the rental company to hardsell or push you into accepting coverages you do not need or want.Â The rental agent at the counter may be selling on a high percentage of commission or be taking part in a contest to see how much coverage can be sold.Â These items are pure profit gravy items for the rental company.
8.Â Be sure and read anyÂ agreements that you autograph when renting the van.Â Confirm that you have initialed all correct spaces on the rental agreement and all addendums.Â If you accidentally initial and endorse the accept boxes on the rental agreement, you will not have any recourse or refund coming when you return and discover your error.
9.Â Inspect the vehicle thorougly, especially the roof.Â If you have an accident, cooperate with the rental company completely and fill out all of the requested forms whether you accepted their coverage or not.Â Full cooperation and kindness will resolve your situation much faster than getting angry or belligerent.
10.Â If you have no insurance for your organization, accept the required coverage that the rental company mandates.Â Avoid offering to place your personal insuranceÂ at risk to cover a trip for any organization.Â if you do this, you will have a claim filed on your insurance that could possibly be denied and you may end up paying for the damages to the van entirely out of your pocket.Â Â
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