Policy Number: 205

Automobile Insurance Coverage for Employees and Requirements for the Use of University Owned or Operated Vehicles

Subject:

Insurance, inventory procedures, and requirements for authorized use of vehicles.

Scope:

Employees

Date Reviewed: October 2013

Responsible Office: Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management

Responsible Executive: Vice President of Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management

I.     POLICY AND GENERAL STATEMENT

This policy outlines insurance policies covering the authorized use of vehicles owned and operated by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ("university"), procedures for updating the inventory of vehicles and related information, requirements for the use of vehicles, requirements for authorization of drivers and procedures for reporting vehicle accidents or incidents.  The university will follow the State required university-specific Fleet Management Plan and the UT System plan, UTS 157.  All drivers of university owned, leased, or rented vehicles will follow the Guidelines for Driving UTHealth Vehicles.

II.     CONTACTS

Contact Telephone Email/Web Address
Risk Management & Insurance, Environmental Health & Safety 713-500-8100 http://www.uthouston.edu/safety/risk-management-and-insurance