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Authorized Driver Program Qualifications and Standards

Carthage Authorized Driver Program
Minimum Qualifications and Program Acceptance Standards

Revised July 2015


Faculty and Full Time Staff

  Acceptable Unacceptable
Moving Violations 1 or fewer violations in the prior twelve months 2 or more violations in the prior two years
At Fault Accidents 1 or fewer accidents in the prior two years 2 or more accidents in the prior three years
Major Offenses   A single citation in the prior three years for any of the following offenses:
• Any alcohol or drug related offenses
• A refusal to submit to a blood alcohol test
• Operating a vehicle more than 30 miles over the posted speed limit
• Leaving the scene of an accident
• Any felony crime committed with a vehicle

Minimum Drivers Qualifications — Faculty and Staff

1. The applicant must possess a valid U.S. or Canadian driver’s license with a classification appropriate for the type of vehicle being driven, or a valid international driver’s license.

2. Be at least 18 years of age and have one year of accident and moving violation free driving experience prior to driving on College business.

3. Have an acceptable driving record as defined in the chart above.

Exceptions to these minimum qualifications may be submitted to the Associate Vice President for Business and will be reviewed on a case by case basis.


Students and Volunteers

  Acceptable Unacceptable
Moving Violations   1 or more violations in the prior twelve months
At Fault Accidents 1 or fewer accidents in the prior two years 2 or more accidents in the prior four years
Major Offenses   A single citation in the prior four years for any of the following offenses:
• Any alcohol or drug related offenses
• A refusal to submit to a blood alcohol test
• Operating a vehicle more than 30 miles over the posted speed limit
• Leaving the scene of an accident
• Any felony crime committed with a vehicle

Minimum Drivers Qualifications — Students and Volunteers

1. The applicant must possess a valid U.S. or Canadian driver’s license with a classification appropriate for the type of vehicle being driven, or a valid international driver’s license.

2. Be at least 18 years of age and have one year of accident and moving violation free driving experience prior to driving on College business.

3. Have an acceptable driving record as defined in the chart above.

Exceptions to these minimum qualifications may be submitted to the Associate Vice President for Business and will be reviewed on a case by case basis.