- Include 150 miles per day in daily rate
Motor Pool vehicles are available to faculty, staff, and students for use on official University travel billed to departmental or student organization accounts. All student drivers require additional departmental and /or Student Activities approval. Approval forms are available at the Motor Pool Department. All drivers must be 21 years old and present a valid U.S. or Canadian driver’s license in order to secure a vehicle from the Motor Pool.
Daily rental rates include all gasoline and service (except applicable insurance deductibles) within the continental United States. Budget/Finance Office administers the insurance program. All accidents must be reported immediately or as soon as practical. Please refer to the Roadside Assistance - Accident Reporting laminated sheet included in all Motor Pool vehicles for reporting information.
If you have a long-term need for a vehicle, please call the Motor Pool office and discuss the requirements for an addition to the fleet. Permanently assigned vehicles are available at $250 monthly rates per vehicle
RESERVATIONS: Daily rental reservations may be requested by calling 539-4002 or on-line by completing a reservation form on the Motor Pool website. In the event the Motor Pool does not have a vehicle available, arrangements will be made with a local rental agency in which case the cost of the agency charge will be billed to the account. Agency vehicle rates do not include fuel. Drivers must fill Rental vehicle with fuel, only what was in vehicle at time of picking up travel packet.
LATE RETURNS OR CANCELLATIONS: If a late return is anticipated, contact the Motor Pool dispatcher immediately (539-5792). Cancellations must be made before noon of the day before travel to avoid a minimum charge. Vehicle charges are computed from the time a vehicle is picked up to the time it is returned. The rental day begins and ends at midnight.
OFFICE & GARAGE HOURS: The Bock Bldg office is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Vehicles may be released during any of these hours. Keys may be picked up from Bock Bldg at the time the travel is scheduled to begin
LESS THAN FOUR HOURS USE: Use of a vehicle for less than four hours and less than 50 miles, the minimum charge will apply.
SEAT BELT USE: University of the Cumberlands policy requires the use of passenger restraints in all vehicles in which they are provided. Vehicles are also equipped with passenger, driver, and side air bags, but these are NOT substitutes for lap and shoulder belts. Be SAFE … BUCKLE UP!
SMOKING IN VEHICLES: Drivers and passengers are prohibited from smoking or any tobacco use/vaping in University vehicles. Violations may be subject to discipline and additional clean up charges by the Motor Pool.
NO TEXTING AT ANYTIME IN VEHICLE. Limited Cell Phone use