Small Vehicle Safety Training

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Driving small vehicles on campus is a privledge and should be treated as such.  

Vehicle Code Section 670 defines a vehicle as a device by which any person or property may be propelled, moved, or drawn upon a highway, excepting a device moved exclusively by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.

Carts are considered a vehicle and all rules of the road should be followed no matter if driving on a pathway or roadway.  Individuals who are seen driving inappropriately can have their privledges revoked.

University Employees who intend to drive any small vehicle on campus must complete the following:

  • Register for Defensive Driver Training
  • Complete the online Defensive Driver course
  • Complete an online course for small vehicles
  • Complete an in-person practical excercise
  • Send in a completed Rules of Operation and training record form

Small Vehicles include, but are not limited to: three or four wheeled electric or gas powered golf carts, utility vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, small maintenance vehicles, escort shuttles, or disabled transport carts.

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Contact Information:

April Dunham-Filson
​Health & Safety Specialist
PH: (209) 667-3689