The use of a state vehicle is a privilege and it also
requires the student to be a safe and responsible driver. Remember that
when you are driving a state vehicle you are in a marked vehicle and you
expected to operate the vehicle with safety in mind. Please drive
vehicles on paved roads only. Do not go on sidewalks, grass areas, or the
athletic fields with a vehicle. All passengers in state vehicles must
wear their seat belt. Please note that it is not advisable for an
athletic trainer to use their personal vehicle for transporting CCSU
If you are involved in an accident, whether it be an
accident that involves another vehicle or just a “fender bender” with an
object, you must report the incidence to the head athletic trainer
immediately. Proper paper work must be filled out and filed within 48
Remember that the state vehicle requires fuel in
order to operate. Please be considerate of others and monitor the gas
level. If fuel is needed, gas is available at EAST Hall from 7:30 AM to
5:00 PM, Monday - Friday. The pumps at East Hall operate by using the
black special key attached to the key ring. If East Hall is closed, a
MOBIL credit card is available from the equipment room.
All members of the Athletic Training Staff must have a copy of a valid
driver's license on file and submit to a driving history background check
conducted by campus police. Upon review, the student will be approved to
drive state vehicles assigned to the athletic training department.
Athletic training students must bring their license to work daily in order
to drive a state vehicle.
The state vehicles assigned to the athletic training program are to be
parked on the second floor of the parking garage near the library. Please
use the designated parking spaces for state vehicles located in the first
row. Always back the vehicles into the parking space. Make sure all
interior lights have been turned off and lock all doors. Daily mileage
must be recorded properly in the notebook at the end of the day.
These vehicles are our responsibilities: driving, maintenance, and
safe use. They are assigned solely to the athletic training facility. It
cannot be stressed enough the importance of the entire staff in caring for
the vehicles. All it takes is for one member of the staff to be careless
and/or thoughtless. Please drive on paved areas only – sidewalks and
driveways. Do not drive over lawns or other grass areas. Below please
find some general rules to follow.
Do not leave keys in the ignition of the gator -
this prevents moisture from entering the ignition
Do not give any athletes a ride or allow them to
drive the gator
You may transport an injured athlete in the gator
Do not place your feet on any of the painted
surfaces (fenders or hoods) of the gator
Do not rub the dirt or dust into the paint when
dirty - this scratches the paint
Obey all traffic rules - pedestrians have the right
of way - please stay back 10 feet when following pedestrians
Do not drive the gator on the main roads with the
Avoid driving the gator on to the athletic fields -
stay along the perimeters, unless to pick up on injured athlete
Choke is located on the drivers left hand side of
Pull choke out, turn key to start engine
As engine warms, push choke back in
At night the gators are to be parked inside.
Please be very careful when driving through the doorways. The clearance
is less then one inch on both sides. If you feel that you cannot drive
through the doors without hitting the gators, then PLEASE ASK SOME ONE
TO HELP YOU.
During the day the gators can be parked on the side
of Kaiser - Marietta Drive
Fuel indicator is located under the drivers seat
Please fill up when fuel level is at ¼ full
Gator uses regular unleaded gasoline
Go to EAST Hall - gas pumps, use special key to
activate the pumps.
The keys to the gators will be located in the closet
with the suburban keys. Please be responsible about returning the keys to
this location (not in your pockets).
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