University-owned vehicles are to be used for Department business only. The driver must be licensed, by the State of Michigan, have experience handling the type of vehicle and must have a satisfactory driving record. Non-employee students are not permitted the use of university vehicles.
All university-owned vehicles will display an approved seal and/or word mark. Exceptions will be made only with the approval of the vice president of finance and business operations
Under no circumstances are these vehicles to be used for personal errands, or the conduct of business for other organizations no matter how worthy the cause. Mis-use of a university-owned vehicle will subject the violator to disciplinary action.
A university department-owned vehicle designed to carry 16 or more people is considered a bus, and the State requires the driver of the vehicle to have a CDL license with a P endorsement. Licensed CDL drivers may be subject to random drug testing.