Due to the increased risk of accidents, Texas A&M University now has
specific guidelines for the use and operation of full size passenger vans.
Please review these regulations before requesting van rental.
One of the requirements for driving full-size passenger vans is Van Safety Training.
This training is required to be taken by drivers of full-size passenger vans on an annual basis.
The training is available in TrainTraq for Texas A&M employees and in Gateway for students and non-employees.
Documentation of the completion of training is required and must be maintained by the department.
The following is a list of procedures to follow when driving large capacity vans:
The Transportation Center does allow vans to be used to tow trailers if the vehicle is equipped with a towing package.
It is strongly recommended that no one be allowed to tow unless they have previous towing experience. For more information on van safety visit the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s web page.
24.01.01.M0.03 Van Safety Procedures