Policy Number: 205

Policy: Vehicle Use

Date Adopted: 11/02

Revision Date:01/04, 06/11

References: MCA 61-9; ARM 2.6.203

Approved By: Robert A. Duringer, Vice President for Administration & Finance

The University of Montana provides transportation services through vehicles owned by departments or a rental fleet provided by Facilities Services. The University will also reimburse individuals for personal vehicle use for official University business, which is in direct support of the mission of The University of Montana.

Individuals operating departmental vehicles, renting Transportation Services vehicles or using personal vehicles for University business, must comply with the State Vehicle Use Policy.

Facilities Services’ Transportation Services office provides and maintains a rental fleet of cars, trucks, SUV's and vans for use by employees, students, and others who are traveling on official University business.

Due to the unique driving conditions that operators of large passenger vehicles experience, all individuals must complete the “Large Passenger Vehicle Training” provided by Transportation Services prior to operating these vehicles. Exceptions will be made for drivers currently possessing a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a passenger endorsement.