City of Charlottesville, VA Fire
|Chapter:||IV - General Administration|
|Subject:||Use Of City Vehicles|
To provide policy and guidelines for the proper and authorized use of City vehicles.
A. City vehicles are authorized for City business only.
B. City vehicles are not to be utilized for personal errands, business, etc.
C. City vehicles involved in accidents while being used for personal business, errands, etc., shall not be considered covered by City liability insurance. The driver of said vehicle shall be held responsible for property damage and bodily injury claims.
D. City vehicles can be used for transportation when making presentations or conducting demonstrations.
E. City vehicles are not to be used for transportation to schools of any kind.
F. City vehicles will not be used for business trips of any kind unless authorized by the Fire Chief or Deputy Fire Chief.
G. After personnel have reported for duty and then are required to pull duty at other than their normal duty station, may (if available) be transported via a department light vehicle. Department light vehicles are not to be taken to Station Number One or Station Number Ten and left. All light vehicles are to be kept at Headquarters Station for availability reasons.
H. Personnel who have been permanently assigned a vehicle are exempt from the provisions of this policy.
I. Fire Department members using a City vehicle while operating as a Chief Officer shall follow the same guidelines established for members permanently assigned a vehicle.
J. Any deviation from the provisions of this policy by Fire Department personnel must be authorized through proper channels.
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