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Minivans are a very convenient means of transport: not expensive, and they go just about anywhere, fast (sometimes too fast). The drivers have a bad reputation though, due to many of them driving recklessly. Below is a non comprehensive archive of some accidents that happened since 2012.

2017

20 Apr 2017 – Driver killed, 10 injured as van crashes into truck in Bangkok
16 Apr 2017 – Indian tourists hurt as van plunges into ditch in Chon Buri
02 Apr 2017 – Monk killed, 7 others injured in accident
15 Mar 2017 – Van hits tree, driver killed
13 Feb 2017 – Two killed, 13 injured in passenger van crash
17 Jan 2017 – Passenger killed when van rear-ends sugarcane truck
15 Jan 2017 – Empty passenger van on fire, driver escapes
12 Jan 2017 – Lawyers council to represent crash victims’ relatives
06 Jan 2017 – Passenger killed, four hurt in latest van crash
04 Jan 2017 – Driver of van that killed 25 people was sober
04 Jan 2017 – Crash driver ‘likely to have dozed off

2015

08 Dec 2015 – 4 die in Chon Buri passenger van crash
02 Nov 2015 – dead 7 hurt in public minivan wreck
08 Oct 2015 – Five killed in Korat passenger van crash
16 Sep 2015 – Van crash kills 4, injures 6 in Khon Kaen
12 Aug 2015 – target=”_blank”>2 policemen die, 7 hurt in Pattani crash
14 Jul 2015 – Five teens hit by out-of-control van
11 Jul 2015 – One killed in Hat Yai van crash
27 June 2015 – Seven killed in Ayutthaya crash
13 Jun 2015 – Four die in LPG van explosion
07 Jun 2015 – Three Hong Kong tourists die in horrific van crash
20 Mar 2015 – 5 tourists escape burning van
15 Mar 2015 – Five escape fierce van fire unharmed
11 Mar 2015 – Passenger killed, 11 hurt when van rear-ends truck
05 Mar 2015 – target=”_blank”>Tourist van accident kills 1, injures 14
27 Feb 2015 – 2 killed, 15 hurt in school van crash
10 Feb 2015 – 7 injured in Minivan crash in North Pattaya
13 Jan 2015 – Two killed, 8 hurt in van-truck crash

2014

29 Dec 2014 – Indian tourists die in airport van crash
23 Oct 2014 – Two killed, seven injured in van-truck crash in Prae
06 Oct 2014 – One killed, nine injured when passenger van crashes into rear of trailer truck
15 Oct 2014 – Russian Tourists injured in Minivan versus Car crash in Jomtien
02 Jul 2014 – Seven Indian Tourists Hurt as Minivan comes off Highway in East Pattaya
02 Jul 2014 – Bar Worker killed in East Pattaya road crash
27 Jun 2014 – Russian Rented Motorbike Rampage in South Pattaya
24 Jun 2014 – 2 dead, 3 injured in East Pattaya bike collision
13 Mar 2014 – Sleeping van driver injured seven passengers

2013

02 Nov 2013 – 7 killed in van-truck crash
26 Oct 2013 – French, Polish among injured in Phuket visa run crash
24 Oct 2013 – Phuket visa run crash leaves one dead
01 Sep 2013 – Two die in tourist van-truck crash
28 Aug 2013 – 2 hurt as passenger van rear-ends bus
26 Aug 2013 – Nine die when van hits parked truck
11 Jul 2013 – 3 die, 5 hurt in van crash
15 Jun 2013 – 4 killed, 6 injured as van overturns
26 May 2013 – 8 Injured in road crash as Taxi Van jumps Red Traffic Light in Jomtien
26 May 2013 – Seven dead in van-truck crash
05 May 2013 – Two killed, 12 hurt in van-truck crash
25 Apr 2013 – ‘Mai pen rai’ on our roads means death
20 Apr 2013 – Tracking devices keep van drivers in check
07 Apr 2013 – Sleepy Pattaya Minivan driver drives into parked Police Car in Sattahip
20 Mar 2013 – Van carrying migrants overturns
15 Mar 2013 – Family holds memorial at deadly minivan crash sit
08 Mar 2013 – 7 die, 2 injured in Pattaya commuter minivan crash
04 Mar 2013 – Transport Co to tighten safety for vans
04 Mar 2013 – Van driver dies, 5 hurt in accident (pic)
03 Mar 2013 – 7 killed as crashed van goes up in flames
03 Mar 2013 – Van-train crash in Kanchanaburi
26 Feb 2013 – Minivan driver charged over fatal East Pattaya road crash
25 Feb 2013 – Woman killed in tourist van-train crash
14 Feb 2013 – Phuket-Ranong visa-run van flips three times in Phang Nga
03 Feb 2013 – 7 killed, 3 hurt in Korat van crash

2012

26 Dec 2012 – Five killed in three highway crashes
25 Dec 2012 – Van crashes into ditch, 3 dead
13 Dec 2012 – Police to charge tour van driver today over lethal Phuket crash
30 Nov 2012 – Phuket van crash driver to face vehicular manslaughter charge
29 Nov 2012 – Phuket girl, 12, feared dead in tour van crash
29 Nov 2012 – Girl, 9, confirmed dead in Phuket tour van crash
25 Oct 2012 – Phuket tour van flips in rush hour
07 Sep 2012 – 4 die in van crash
03 Jul 2012 – Phuket Simon Cabaret van slams into parked cars to avoid head-on
04 Mar 2012 – Four dead, five injured as pickup truck slams into Phuket tourist van
27 Feb 2012 – Woman dies, kids hurt in triple pileup
30 Jan 2012 – Phuket tour van in three-way accident on Patong Hill