Converting a van to carry passengers

How to safely and legally modify a van in order to carry passengers in the rear, including information about seat belts and how many people you can carry.



This leaflet gives information on the safety and legal aspects of converting vans to be able to drive with passengers in the rear, including:

  • fitting seat belts and using side-facing seat belts
  • the number of passengers you can carry
  • carrying children
  • transporting goods and passengers
  • vehicle checks
Published 1 May 2010