Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms Policies and Procedures Revisions

SPPM Revision Memorandum

February 1, 2006

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Director
SUBJECT: Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Sixty-Four


This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

Requirements for Passengers and Drivers S35.10

This revision updates the requirements for drivers and passengers and adds specific safety policies and procedures which all drivers must observe when driving University vehicles.

Information concerning van driving requirements and related forms are moved to a new section, S35.14.

Driving University Vans S35.14

This new section provides requirements and safety procedures for all departments, employees, students, and volunteers who operate University-owned, commercially-leased, or -rented vans.

Motor Vehicle Accidents S35.30

The Office of Risk Management reviews all accidents involving University vehicles. Risk Management requests departmental feedback in cases where the review determines that the accident was caused by driver error. This revision adds a discussion of optional departmental actions and circumstances which may lead to such actions.

The title of this section is changed from Reporting Motor Vehicle Accidents.

Managing Motor Vehicle Losses S35.36

This section is moved from the BPPM (section 50.06) to the SPPM.

The list of items included in the glove boxes of University vehicles is expanded.

The Post-Accident Guidelines document is included as a PDF document (S35.36.3) to be printed and provided in all University vehicles.