Traffic Accident Review Board
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The Traffic Accident Review Board (Board) has two primary functions:
- Work with the Fleet Services to define the activities related to the Policy, “Using Vehicles on University Business”. Fleet Services will provide to the Board an accident analysis providing tabulation and chronological listing of accidents on a routine basis to assist in this duty.
- Make decisions regarding the preventability of accidents involving University vehicles and foster employee performance accountability. The Board has the authority to require University driver training, recommend preventative action to be undertaken and/or revoke the driving privilege of an authorized driver.
The Traffic Accident Review Board is composed of a minimum of five (5) members. These members will provide representation from the following areas:
- Environmental Health and Safety
- Parking and Transportation Services (PTS)
- One Driver Supervisor
- One Primary Class Driver
The Director of Risk Management will be an advisor to the Board, when appropriate.
The Assistant Director of PTS-Fleet may add other members to the Board as needed. Additional details on Board Operations are available at Fleet Services.
Accident Review Responsibilities
|Fleet Services||Traffic Accident Review Board (Board)|
|1. First preventable accident by driver within a three year period of time ending with the latest preventable accident : Letter to driver, Responsible Authority and Board||1. No action: Advisory if requested on first accident, appeal hearing, if requested.|
|2. Second preventable accident by driver within a three year period of time ending with the latest preventable accident: 8-hour behind the wheel driver-training course within 3 months of notification.||2. No action: Advisory if requested on second accident, appeal hearing, if requested.|
|3. Third or more preventable accident by driver within a three-year period of time ending with the latest preventable accident: Set up meeting with the VLCB within 1 month of notification.||3. Review|
|4. Serious preventable accident: Refer to the Board with analysis and recommendation.||4. Review|
|5. Provide periodic accident analysis and annual summary.||5. Review|