Fleet Management

These web pages bring together all the state requirements for managing on the road tagged and licensed vehicles. The management of vehicles is required under the administrative requirements of the Governor's Office for Planning and Budget Policy 10 revision 6 found at OPB/OFM Policy 10:

The Fleet Coordination pages cover procedures for ordering, using, maintaining, insuring, surplusing, and reassigning vehicles as well as use of the state fuel card for all VSU vehicles.  Fleet management includes management, procurement and maintenance of University vehicles.  

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have coverage while operating my personal vehicle on Valdosta State business?

    If you are performing your official state duties at the time of the accident, then liability (bodily injury and/or property damage to others) coverage is provided to you per the State Tort Claims Policy (TCP- 401-14-17).

  • If my personal vehicle sustains damage while using it on Valdosta State business, will any kind of state insurance respond?

    No. The Automobile Physical Damage Agreement (APD- 401-14-17) only provides coverage for damage to state owned vehicles. You should check with your insurance agent to verify whether or not your personal automobile insurance policy will cover any damage to your own vehicle while using it on Valdosta State business.

  • Is it acceptable for any individual to drive a state vehicle??

    No.  State vehicles should be driven by state employees only.

  • Do I have coverage while operating a rental vehicle on Valdosta State business?

    If you are performing your official state duties at the time of the accident, then liability (bodily injury and/or property damage to others) coverage is provided to you per the State Tort Claims Policy (TCP- 401-14-17).

  • Does Valdosta State provide coverage for damage to a rental vehicle?

    No, however, if you are renting a vehicle for travel through one of the in-state, statewide contracts with either Hertz or Enterprise, or the inter-state statewide contract with Hertz, the Loss Damage Waiver is automatically included in the contract rental vehicle rate

  • Are non-state employees allowed to be passengers in state vehicles??

    VSU vehicles are not authorized to be used to transport passengers who are not state employees unless on state business.  This applies to VSU vehicles, fleet vehicles, and vehicles leased or rented in the institution’s name.

  • Is Medical Payments coverage provided to passengers injured in a vehicle operated by Valdosta State?

    No. The injured passenger(s) will need to file claim under their own health insurance policy and/or seek payment from the at-fault party.

  • Is Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists coverage provided to a Valdosta State employee?

    No, however, if the Valdosta State employee was injured while performing official state duties, workers’ compensation coverage would be available to respond to the employee’s injuries

  • Is personal property covered while on campus?

    No, the State Owned Building and Personal Property Agreement (PROP-401-14-2-17) only covers buildings and personal property (i.e. contents) owned by the State of Georgia (BOR/Valdosta State).