The following obligations apply to all drivers who use State and University vehicles.
Each driver must:
Have a valid driver’s license.
Use University vehicles for official University business only.
Complete all proper forms for use of the vehicle, including any departmental log for off-campus trips, recording number of miles driven and business purpose.
Wear seat belts when driving or occupying University vehicles.
Operate University vehicles in accordance with University regulations and applicable state laws.
Assume responsibility for any and all fines or traffic violations associated with your use of University vehicles.
Never drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Turn the vehicle ignition off, remove the keys, and lock the vehicle when left unattended.
Never drive the vehicle at speeds that are inappropriate for road conditions.
Never drive the vehicle "off road" unless an exception has been granted.
Report all accidents as required.
Never carry a lighted cigar, pipe, cigarette, or other device used for smoking tobacco in the vehicle.
No texting when driving.
University vehicles should be returned to the Simpson parking lot, and the keys must be returned to Facilities Management.