OAR 125-155-0300
Verifying Driver Qualifications

(1) Agencies and drivers are responsible to ensure the requirements of the law and these rules are followed in all situations.
(2) Agency responsibilities for ensuring driver qualifications include:
(a) Not knowingly allowing anyone who does not conform to these rules to drive on official state business; and
(b) Verifying drivers’ qualifications at any reasonable schedule or time and by any reasonable means, including direct DMV checks, review of records supplied by the driver, or accepting drivers’ signed statements; and
(c) Using the DAS RM Vehicle Use and Access Toolkit or having a comparable policy, procedure, or process when first authorizing a driver for state vehicle use or when a driver license restriction or driving-related issue is discovered (see Toolkit for examples); and
(d) Whenever an agency learns of a change in or restriction to the license of one of its authorized drivers, verifying that the driver meets the agency rule and policy requirements.
(3) Driver responsibilities for ensuring they are qualified to drive include:
(a) Verifying for themselves that they meet all driver qualifications, including requirements of law, rule, and employing and vehicle-owning agency policies; and
(b) Presenting evidence of meeting qualifications to any involved agency upon request; and
(c) Reporting a loss of acceptable driver license status immediately upon returning to work and consistent with agency policies; and
(d) Promptly reporting any other change in requirement or restriction of driver license status to their supervisor a loss of acceptable driver license status or other requirement.

Source: Rule 125-155-0300 — Verifying Driver Qualifications, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=125-155-0300.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 125-155-0300’s source at or​.us