OAR 125-155-0020
Policy Statement and Authorization

(1) All agencies and drivers must comply with these rules and all additional state, federal and other applicable laws.
(2) It is state policy that all state vehicles and vehicles used for official state business must be used legally, respectfully, and safely.
(3) Per ORS 278.405 (Department to manage risk management and insurance programs), only DAS RM has authority to assign or certify the state self-insurance status of any state vehicle or state driver.
(4) Owners of private vehicles shall maintain vehicle liability insurance while the private vehicles are used for official state business under the authority and requirements of ORS 806.070 (Minimum payment schedule) through 806.140 (Certificate).
(5) Regardless of any actions, any violation of these rules may result in DAS exercising any of its rights and authorities. These may include:
(a) Imposing fines and withholding pay as provided in ORS 291.990 (Penalties);
(b) Conditionally restricting a driver or agency from any or all access to or from certain uses or DAS Fleet Vehicles; or
(c) Withholding self-insurance coverage.
(6) An ignition interlock device must not be installed on any state-owned or operated vehicle.
(7) These rules are intended to be complementary to the DAS Fleet Vehicle rules and the state’s travel policy. They are not intended to influence decisions made in compliance with those rules and polices.

Source: Rule 125-155-0020 — Policy Statement and Authorization, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=125-155-0020.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 125-155-0020’s source at or​.us