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VI. Van Reservation and Return

D. At least one person on the trip must have a cell phone available in the event of an emergency. 1. Drivers are prohibited from using cell phones while they are operating vans.

A. Individuals or groups who wish to use a van for use should forward a request to Campus Services. 1. Student groups that wish to use a van must complete the necessary paperwork as required by the CPO office. 2. Vans may only be used for Collegerelated activities. 3. Vans may not be used for transportation to bars, taverns, or events that focus primarily on the consumption of alcohol. a. Van drivers may not consume alcohol within eight hours of operating a van.

VIII. Accident Procedure A. In the event that a College van is involved in an accident, the driver is responsible for ensuring that the steps listed below are taken. 1. Contact the appropriate law enforcement agency, so that a police report may be completed. 2. Contact Campus Safety at 517/629-1234 and advise the dispatcher of the accident. a. Notify the dispatcher of injured passengers and the hospital to which they are being transported. b. In the event that the vehicle is not driveable, Campus Safety will contact Facilities Operations to coordinate the disposition of the vehicle, the arrangement of alternate transportation and other necessary assistance for those on the trip as needed. 3. Upon return to campus, notify the Business Office of the accident, to include date, location, and police report number for the incident.

B. Drivers will inspect the van for damage, and will complete the vehicle checklist prior to operating the van. C. Upon return to campus, drivers will park the van in the Facilities Operations parking lot. 1. The vehicle checklist will be completed by the driver, and will be placed with the van keys in the key return slot at Campus Services.

VII. Van Travel A. If a group is traveling with luggage, then no more than twelve people (driver included) may be transported in a van. 1. “Luggage� does not include backpacks, purses, or other small bags that may be used for day or other short trips. B. Seatbelts shall be worn by the driver and all passengers at all times while the vehicle is in motion. 1. It is the responsibility of the driver to ensure, prior to putting the vehicle in motion, that all passengers have their seatbelts properly fastened. C. No driver may drive a College van more than ten consecutive hours, nor more than 12 hours in a 24-hour period. In addition, one passenger needs to stay awake to assist the driver. 1. A driver who drives ten consecutive hours must have at least a four hour rest period before resuming driving of a van. 48

Albion College Student Handbook 2013-14  
Albion College Student Handbook 2013-14  

The purpose of the Albion College Student Handbook is twofold. It informs students of opportunities for involvement—with people, special pro...