State vehicles and driving
Questions regarding driving on state business and use of state-owned vehicles are some of the most frequent calls that come into DAS Risk Management. The self-insurance fund provides coverage on state-owned vehicles for property damage, tort liability, personal injury protection (PIP) and uninsured motorist.
State driver behavior or possible vehicle misuse
Form to report state employee driving or possible misuse of state-owned vehicle.
Documents that should be in the glove box of all state-owned vehicles.
Certificate of coverage for state-owned vehicles
Contractors and state-owned vehicle use
The vehicle rules, OAR 125-155-0400(4) allow Contractors, under limited situations, to drive state vehicles. Use of a state vehicle does not make the Contractor an "agent" of the state. The Contractor must agree to hold the state harmless and indemnify the state for any loss or damage to, or liability arising out of the use of, any state vehicle in their care, custody, or control
Provides state agencies with an easy to use reference. This toolkit
will help agencies develop a program with clear direction, uniform
expectations and training programs specific to their needs.
Oregon Accounting Manual, Chapter 40