As of 10/8/2019, driver approvals are currently being processed, by our fleet vendor. The department vehicle steward must reach out to the Fleet office to set up new student drivers. If this is an urgent situation, please contact email@example.com
Tufts requires each driver to submit their driver’s license information for a motor vehicle background check. The criteria for approval is below. Vehicle background checks are conducted once a year and the fleet manager will notify you when a renewal is needed. Contact fleet management staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to pass the motor vehicle background check and comply with the University Vehicle Fleet Policy you must:
Be 18 years or older
Have two or more years of driving experience
Have not received the following violations within the last three years:
DUI, DWI, or drug-related driving violation
Received an “Operating a Vehicle Negligently so as to Endanger” Offense
Abide by all state and federal rules while operating a University vehicle
Ensure that all occupants, including the driver, are wearing seat belts at all times
Not use any handheld or hands free devices, or send/receive and read text messages while operating the vehicle
Agreed to the Terms and Conditions of the University Fleet Policy
The University obtains the right to revoke driver authorization if driver commits any of the following violations listed below, while operating a University vehicle.
Committed a felony with a vehicle
Leaving the scene of an accident
Received multiple moving violations
You are required to report any damages/markings before and after, via a digital photo to the fleet manager via email@example.com.
Receiving a traffic violation or parking ticket is the personal responsibility of the driver. The University is not responsible for paying the fine.
*International Driver’s License – person is required to obtain records and submit them to fleet manager