UW-River Falls Administrative Policy
It shall be the policy of UW-River Falls that no employee of any department may operate a campus utility vehicle outside the guidelines of this policy. This policy and its rules will be discussed with each employee on an annual basis.
It is the policy of Risk Management at UW-River Falls to promote a safe and healthful working environment. As with any other transportation vehicle, golf carts, Rangers, Gators and other service vehicles that are used regularly or occasionally on campus must be operated in such a way as to safeguard employees, students, and visitors from potential risks. The following rules must be observed by all drivers of these vehicles on campus.
This policy does not apply to any vehicle that is licensed for operation on Wisconsin roadways. Each excluded vehicle type is covered by other operational policies or laws governing their usage. “Golf cart” for the purpose of this document includes rangers, golf carts, gators and any other off-road service vehicle.
The UW-River Falls Chancellor issues this policy in accordance with the Administrative Policy process.
The VCAF is responsible for the administration of this policy. Consult should be sought by Facilities Management and Student Services. Request an exception to this policy by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The RMO is responsible for coordinating the implementation of this policy and for providing guidance on the interpretation of specific policy requirements.
Failure to adhere to the provisions of this policy may result in appropriate disciplinary action as provided under existing procedures applicable to students, faculty, and staff, and/or civil or criminal prosecution.
I have read, understand, and will comply with the RULES OF OPERATION FOR UTILITY VEHICLES.
These rules have been discussed with me by my supervisor. I understand that if I neglect to follow any of the stated rules, I may lose utility vehicle operation privileges and disciplinary or legal action(s) may be taken against me.
Operator (please print)
Signature of Operator
Signature of Supervisor
Please direct questions about this policy to email@example.com.
Risk Management Officer
Facilities Management Director
Supervisors will be responsible for ensuring that all their employees complete the “Utility Vehicle Operator” form and adhere to all rules of operation.