NOTE: As of 7/3/2019, no new driver approvals are currently being processed, as the university is switching vendors. New instructions will up as soon as the change has been completed. 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.