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Vehicle Accident Reporting

Accident Involving a University Owned or Leased Vehicle

In the event of an accident involving a University owned or leased vehicle, the driver must notify the proper police agency. During normal business hours, the driver must also contact the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Services' Office. Insurance forms, including instructions to drivers, are provided in the vehicle glove compartment. Additionally, the driver's supervisor must be notified per departmental policy. A complete Accident Report must be submitted as soon as possible. This report is required in addition to the police report that will be submitted by the police agency.

Accidents Involving a Rental Vehicle

In the event of an accident involving a rental vehicle, the driver must notify the proper police agency. During normal business hours, the driver must also contact the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Services' Office and the rental company office where the vehicle on record.  The proof of insurance will be located on the reverse side of the Enterprise rental agreement. Additionally, the driver's supervisor must be notified per departmental policy. A complete Accident Report must be submitted as soon as possible. This report is required in addition to the report that will be submitted by the police agency.  This Accident Report will help serve as verification to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Services' Office that the faculty/staff member was on university business when the accident occurred.