University Resources, Operations and Policies

Defensive Driving Class


Policy Statement

All university personnel that are permitted to operate a university owned, non-owned or rented vehicle must take a NYS sanctioned 6 hour Defensive Driving Class.


Reason for Policy

University vehicle operators must be educated on defensive driving for their own safety and the safety of students.


Who Is Governed by this Policy

All permitted operators to include staff, administrators, professors and any others that are given permission to operate any vehicles for university business.


Policy

All university personnel that are permitted to operate a university owned, non-owned or rented vehicle must take a NYS sanctioned Defensive Driving Course. This requirement must be completed every 3 years, either by the class given by this department, on-line or outside of the university. If the class is not taken within 6 months of the expiration of the 3 years, their driving privileges may be withdrawn.


Definitions

University Owned Vehicle: All vehicles that are directly owned by the university.

University Rented Vehicle: Any vehicle rented for university business.

University Non-Owned Vehicle: Any personal vehicle that is being used for university business with prior permission.


Forms

This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


Related Information

This policy does not have related information at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


Contacts

Michael S. Spar
516.877.3248
spar@adelphi.edu

Robert DeCarlo
516.877.3184
decarlo@adelphi.edu


Document History

  • Last Reviewed Date: January 31, 2018
  • Last Revised Date: January 31, 2018
  • Policy Origination Date: July 18, 2017                

Who Approved This Policy

Robert DeCarlo, Chief Financial Officer & Associate Vice President

 
 
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