The use of vehicles for side trips, travel to or from home or business, etc is strictly forbidden. Family members may not ride in the University vehicles unless absolutely necessary. When the company of family members is desired on business trips, the employee should use his/her own vehicle.
Official University travel will be made in University vehicles. The only exception to this policy will be when University vehicles are not available. A travel Expense Report form (TER) from the UWM travel office should be filled out for reimbursement for the use of a personal vehicle.
All drivers resume full responsibility for observance of all traffic regulations, compliance with University policy, and safe vehicle operation.
All University vehicles shall be kept locked when unattended.
All occupants are required to wear safety belts.
A full report as required by law shall be made by the driver of any University vehicle involved in an accident. Vehicle Accident/Incident Report form DOA-6496(R08-2000) blanks will be found in the glove compartment of each vehicle; or by going to Risk Management Forms page at www4.uwm.edu/usa/risk/forms.cfm.
Care should be exercised to see that vehicles are not overloaded.
Drivers are solely responsible for any traffic violations they receive.