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VAN CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Princeton University`s Fleet Safety Program requires that students who operate a van, owned by or rented to the University, satisfactorily completes the Fleet Safety - Van Driving Program.

* MINI-VANS, VANS, SUV's AND TRUCKS PLEASE NOTE: All students who rent mini-vans, vans, SUV'S and trucks to transport people, MUST successfully complete van driver training (Website Test) and be registered with Public Safety. In addition, Student Drivers for mini-vans, vans, SUV and trucks must pass a van certification online test and road test. Contact Public Safety at 8-5450 for additional information on the van training courses.

FACULTY/STAFF & STUDENT CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Van Certification for Faculty/Staff

Not Required

 Van Certification for Undergraduate Students

Driving History Questionnaire, Online Test and Behind the Wheel Test

Van Certification for Graduate Students

Based on Department Requirements

 

 

Car/Golf Cart Requirements

Faculty/Staff

Driver’s History Questionnaire

All Students

Driver’s History Questionnaire and Online Test

*VAN CERTIFICATIONS DEADLINE FOR REUNIONS IS MAY 11, 2012, THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS*

University departments are able to view the current list of Current List of Student Van-Certified Drivers

FLEET SAFETY – VAN DRIVER CERTIFICATION

Students, in order to be authorized to operate University vans, must have a valid US, Canada or Puerto Rico Drivers License. International Drivers License or Permits will not be accepted. Rental vehicles can be obtained through Avis, Hertz and Enterprise. Prior approval from the Dean is required and a copy of the signed authorization must be presented to rental agency.

For Students to get van certified they must go through several steps:

1.      DRIVER'S HISTORY QUESTIONNAIRE: Fill out a Driver's History Questionnaire, which can be provided by your department’s fleet representative.  The Driver’s History Questionnaire must be updated anytime your license expires, or has a change in status, to remain on the active list.

2.      ONLINE TEST: Next, once you completed your Driver’s History Questionnaire, you will have to satisfactorily complete the Online Van Test.  You must Register using your Princeton University UserId and Password and begin taking the Online Test which consists of a training session along with a 10 question test you are required to pass with an average of 80%. Students are permitted to attempt to pass the test a maximum of three times using the same UserId and Password. Once registered, if you exit the site click on the link Return to Site, to login. Upon completion of the test you will be able to see your score and print out the Certificate of Achievement. Test completion is required once. Please contact Visium Learning at (866) 435-7687 or email support@s2learning.com for technical support.

3.      BEHIND THE WHEEL TEST: Last, to sign up for a Behind Wheel Test; please indicate purpose of behind the wheel test (Exp. Track, Reunions, Swim Team, etc.). This test is given on Monday and Thursday by a Public Safety's Officer. It is a 45 minute behind-the-wheel examination which is held between the hours of 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Please arrive promptly at 200 Elm Drive, Public Safety building for your scheduled appointment with your completed Driving History Questionnaire, Valid US, Canadian or Puerto Rico Driver's License and a printed copy of your Certificate of Achievement. To review the Behind the Wheel Test please click on this link Course Instructions and Course Diagram. To make an appointment please click on this link WASS Scheduling System and select browse and select "Van Test Account" for calendar owner and follow the instructions. If you are unable to make your appointment, you must cancel by accessing the WASS Scheduling System and cancel your appointment.

 

Additional information can be obtained via email at jwilkins@princeton.edu or by calling Jeniffer Wilkinson in the Public Safety Office, at 258-5450.

 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 258-1000

 

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