|Authorized Driver Policy|
|Authorized Driver Registration module|
|Defensive Driving Module|
|FAQ's for Fleet Safety|
|NON-Arizona DL Request Form|
How does this policy impact university business travel?
Authorized Driver Policy and
Procedure has resulted in several changes
to the Travel Policy. This policy requires that as
of July 1, 2011, a traveler be registered as an
Authorized Driver PRIOR to operating
ANY vehicle for university business.
Since the Travel Authorization Form has been updated
to reflect this requirement, please consider this
new policy when administering your annual process
for the Annual Travel Certification form.
Additionally, the traveler must get permission in writing prior to travel (may be done via email when requesting the business travel) to use a personal vehicle regardless of the destination. Policy also requires a traveler to submit a copy of the liability insurance card before driving a personal motor vehicle on university business. To ease the coordination of this requirement, it is suggested that this be incorporated with the Annual Travel Certification process.
The following travel policy sections have been
updated for this change:
Travel Definitions (TRV 505), Responsibilities in
the Travel Process (510) and Use of a Personal
Motor Vehicle (TRV515-4)
Why is the new Authorized Driver policy required?
Arizona Administrative Code Fleet Safety Policy requires all employees who drive on university business to pass an online defensive driving course and submit their driver’s license number for periodic records review. The law affects all faculty, staff and students who drive any university-owned motorized vehicles or who drive their own personal or rented vehicles for university business and are reimbursed.
How do I become an Authorized Driver?
To become an authorized driver register by using the “self service” module in PeopleSoft. Individuals who may not have an Arizona driver’s license should contact their immediate supervisor so they can request other state licensing records by accessing and filling out the non-Arizona driver’s license request form.
Both the online 90-minute online defensive driving course and the license number registration should be completed before the next time individuals operate a vehicle. All employees should have completed both requirements by Nov. 1. If the steps are not completed, the driver is not eligible to operate or check out an NAU vehicle, or be reimbursed for university travel expenses.
Who do I contact for more information on the Authorized Driver policy?
For questions regarding the Authorized Driver
policy, please call (928)523-5183.
Click here to see frequently asked questions.
For question regarding the Annual Travel
Certification process or permission to drive a
personal vehicle for university business travel,
please contact Gerry Barela at (928)523-6064
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