Overview

Any employee, student, or volunteer who drives a district vehicle or utility cart must be trained and authorized to drive.

How to Become an Authorized Driver

Vehicles

  1. Complete the DMV Driver Release Form and submit it to General Services at the District Office.
  2. Complete a defensive driving course for type of vehicle you drive.
    • For suburbans, sedans, or light pick-up trucks, complete online Defensive Driving training through Keenan SafeColleges.
    • For passenger or cargo vans, complete online Van Safety training through Keenan SafeColleges.
  3. Make sure your name is added to the authorized drivers list, which is maintained by the Risk Management Office and distributed to Campus Operations Offices. The training results are pulled periodically and posted to the drivers list. If you have any questions about your status, then contact your campus.
  4. Review the Transportation Handbook (PDF). A copy of this handbook is in each district vehicle as well.

Utility Carts

  1. Complete the DMV Driver Release Form and submit it to General Services at the District Office.
  2. Review the Utility Vehicle Operating Policy and Procedures (PDF) and then complete the Utility Vehicle Policy and Procedure Acknowledgement (PDF).
  3. Complete the Utility Cart Safety training through Keenan SafeColleges.
  4. Make sure your name is added to the authorized drivers list, which is maintained by the Risk Management Office and distributed to Campus Operations Offices. The training results are pulled periodically and posted to the drivers list. If you have any questions about your status, then contact your campus.

Get Retrained

Driver training expires after three years. If your training has expired, then you will need to complete the steps to become an authorized driver.