Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services

Large Passenger Van Use

Section: Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services Policies
Policy Name: Large Passenger Van Use
Policy Owner: Executive Vice President
Responsible University Office: Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services
Origination Date: January 15, 2002
Revisions: November 2, 2005; February 10, 2014
Legacy Policy Number: 7-47
  1. PURPOSETo establish the requirements for the safe use of 12 to 15 passenger/extended vans utilized for any form of travel.
  2. APPLICABILITYThis policy applies to all University owned 12 to 15-passenger/extended and externally rented 12 to 15 passenger/extended vans.
    1. Passenger/extended van occupancy may not exceed a total of nine individuals, including driver. This number must be reduced by one for every 170 pounds of luggage/equipment.
    2. A valid driver’s license is required for each driver and all applicable local, state and federal laws must be adhered to.
    3. All drivers shall be in compliance with Driver’s Requirement Verification Legacy Policy 7-34.
    4. All intended drivers must successfully complete the 12 to 15-passenger/extended van training program prior to renting a 12 to 15-passenger/extended van. The program is available through Transportation Services – Motor Pool (831-8471).
    5. Seatbelt usage must comply with University Legacy Policy 7-16 which says all must use seatbelts where provided.
    6. Loading of luggage racks on top of these vehicles is prohibited.

Related link: see Legacy Policy 5-05