California State University, Stanislaus
Risk Management Guidelines
Driving Privileges and Use of Motor Vehicles
Public Safety Services/EH&S, Facilities Services, Financial Services
Authority: California State University (CSU) Policy Guidelines
This document is a summary of the University policy on driving
privileges, use of University Motor Vehicles, and Personal Vehicles used
for University business purposes. Refer to the official policy guidelines for
more detailed information as necessary (at bottom of page).
Guidelines: 1. Who may drive for the University.
• Only University employees age 18 and over with the following
Valid State Drivers License
Completed Defensive Driving Course
Authorized in writing by a Unit or Program Manager
(Dean, Director, etc.) authorized to grant such
University employees are those persons who have completed all
prerequisites to CSUS employment. This includes all faculty, staff,
student assistants and those on volunteer status (Job Class Code 0050.)
(University employees are issued pay checks from the State of California.
If a pay check is issued by another source, these individuals need to be
made Volunteer Employees and complete the appropriate form
available through Human Resources. This form must also be
completed by any CSUS student who is driving and non-employees
driving on behalf of a University grant/trust account.)
Clear DMV: Every employee and volunteer are added by EH&S to the
DMV Pull Program that provides notification of any change in license
status or offenses. When an employee has been involved in accidents
or received traffic citations of such numbers or gravity as to be a
matter of concern, permission to drive University vehicles or drive on
University business may be restricted or declined.
Drivers must take a Defensive Driver Class approved by the CSU. If
the driver has not completed this class, a tempo