State Vehicle Program
The Office of Risk Management at Cal State L.A. has responsibility for ensuring that employees receive adequate and effective safety instruction regarding driving and driver safety while on official state business travel. We provide on-campus monthly training classes throughout the year, venues, certification upon completion, and guidance to employees and employee-volunteers on driver safety. Training dates can be located by clicking on the 'Training' tab. Contact the Risk Management office on extension 3-3531 for more information or the Driver Training Coordinatorby e-mail for assistance.
Cal State L.A. Defensive Driver Training Program Options:
- In-classroom training that consists of a twenty-minute (20) video, participant feedback-based interaction and a Public Safety Department presentation on various topics (e.g. current year DMV legislation, motor vehicle rules/regulations, and police officer responsibilities that parallel typical driver-related issues. The campus emergency preparedness program is also discussed).
- CSU defensive driver training module. The online program is approximately one and a half hours long and includes bookmark participant progress. At the completion of the Defensive Driving Fundamentals course please do not forget to download, print and forward a copy of the certificate of completion document. The copy authenticates your attendance and completion. If you experience problems viewing this video, please contact your ITC or the campus driver training coordinator at 323-343-3534 or by email to Dan Thomas.
- California Department of General Services (DGS) driver training module - approximately two and a half hours long. Please be sure, for this on-line training class taken, to send a copy of the certificate of completion awarded at the completion of the training to: California State University, Los Angeles, Attn: Driver Training Coordinator, Risk Management, CYA (Corporate Yard Administration) Room 244, 5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032.
State Vehicle Driver Program Enrollment Form:
This form requires enrollment into the driver program and subsequent attendance at least once every four years. State Vehicle Driver Program Enrollment Form
Please take a moment to review the program brochure for more information.
The attached letter from the Office of Risk and Insurance Management (ORIM) is used to describe insurance coverage on state vehicles.
Taylor Dunn Electric Cart Vehicle Safety Rules and Operating Instructions:
Click here to view the Taylor Dunn Electric Cart/Vehicle [safety rules and operating instructions link]. Then open the Operating Instructions to review the safety protocols in being able to safely operate a Taylor Dunn Electric Cart/Vehicle. Operators of ALL electric carts/vehicles must attend safety-related training on their proper use and on the governing university policies of such use.
Authorization To Use Privately Owned Vehicles On State Business- Form STD 261
This form certifies that when the personal vehicle is used on state business the employee will be in possession of a valid driver’s license and proof of liability insurance amongst other requirements. http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/osp/pdf/std261.pdf
Vehicle Accident Reporting Form for State Drivers:
This form is used for reporting accidents in state or any vehicle when traveling on official business. http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/osp/pdf/std270.pdf