If you are involved in a vehicle accident while on State business you are required to report the accident to the State of California Office of Risk and Insurance Management (ORIM) and notify Risk Management in ADM 252 within 48 hours. To obtain further information on how to report an accident, select the Accidents tab.
State employees may reference the CSU's State Vehicle Use Policy manual CSU: Use of University and Private Vehicles Policy Guidelines regarding vehicle driving policy and guidelines.
Further information about the State of California’s auto liability coverage may also be obtained from the ORIM – Vehicle Liability Claims website.
Any employee involved in a vehicle accident while driving on University business is required to report the accident within 48-hours to their department supervisor, Risk Management, and the State of California’s Office of Risk and Insurance Management (ORIM) using the STD 270 – Vehicle Accident Report.
Employees must complete Defensive Driver’s training to become an approved University driver. To register for a class or obtaining further information, contact EHOS (Environmental Health and Occupational Safety) (415) 338-1449.
Select the Rental Cars tab for further information on approved rental car procedures.
Administrators, faculty, and staff who drive their personal vehicles on University business must annually verify personal auto liability coverage utilizing form STD 261 – Authorization to Use Privately Owned Vehicles on State Business. The person authorized to approve travel expense signs the authorized employee driver’s STD 261 form and keeps that form in the department’s files.