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Driver Safety Certification Training Classes and Requirements

The Driving Training Classes have been changed to an online format.

To become Bates driver certified three online training videos must be completed and the quizzes must be passed with an 80% or higher score. Once the quiz grade is displayed a copy must be sent to Supervisor John Heutz via campus mail or via email at jheutz@bates.edu

To take the online Driving Training Classes and Quizzes CLICK HERE

In addition to the online training each person must receive training with the vehicle they will be using. Those that are taking certification for an on campus job/employment the hiring supervisor must certify the operator has been trained using the vehicle. Students using the college fleet or rental vans must contact the driver trainer, Officer John Heutz at jheutz@bates.edu to schedule a drive time to become familiar with the vehicle.

All drivers must submit a copy of their Driving Record (Driving History Record) to the driver trainer, Officer John Heutz via campus mail or email jheutz@bates.edu . The driving record can be obtained by visiting the licensee’s home state Department of Motor Vehicle or by checking online with the licensee’s home state Department of Motor Vehicle’s website.

*Employees of the college required to operate a motor vehicle for their job and are under the age of 25, must check with Human Resources about obtaining their Driving Record.

Lastly a copy of the college Driver’s Application must be filled out and turned in. This application is accessible and submitted by logging into the Garnet Gateway and choosing  DRIVER APPLICATION.

All paperwork must be submitted to the Department of Security and Campus Safety upon completion.ONCE ALL PAPERWORK HAS BEEN SUBMITTED THERE IS A 48 HOUR PROCESSING TIME BEFORE THE CERTIFICATION WILL BECOME VALID AND THE DRIVER ADDED TO THE CURRENT CERTIFIED DRIVERS LIST. 

The Department of Security and Campus Safety and the Driving Training instructor has the right to deny any enrollment due to late sign up or improper paperwork.