Driver Approval

Campus vehicles include state-owned, leased, or rented vehicles by university personnel. The vehicles will be used by approved members of the campus community for official travel as part of their campus duties. The following regulations apply to the use of the vehicles:

  1. Only individuals on official business for SUNY Canton may drive state-owned, leased, or rented vehicles. In order to be approved for the use of a vehicle, an individual must submit a Driver’s Clearance application to University Police. Only those individuals with prior approval will be authorized to operate state-owned, leased, or rented vehicles.
  2. All drivers must possess a driver’s license which has been valid for three years. Drivers who have a valid license for less than three years can drive state vehicles on campus only.
  3. All approved drivers are expected to comply with all laws and regulations in the State or municipality in which they are traveling.
  4. Damage to fleet vehicles that is the result of driver negligence will be recharged to the designated departmental account at the actual cost of repairs.