Student Life

Safe Driving Standards

In order to maintain effective oversight of the College's owned and operated vehicles, regular review of Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) will be completed for all operators of College owned, rented, or leased vehicles. RWC's Driver Review Board will review questionable Motor Vehicle Records.

Driving privileges will be suspended when Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) driving history reflects the following violations or any time at the request of the RWC's Driver Review Board.  Receipt of citation for any one of the following driving violations during the past three years is required:
     A.  Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
     B.  Leaving the scene of an accident
     C.  Careless or reckless driving
     D.  Fleeing a law enforcement officer
     E.  Homicide or assault through use of a motor vehicle
     F.  Drivers who currently have a suspended or revoked license
     G.  Speeding (more than 20 MPH over limit)

Driving privileges may be suspended when DMV driving history reflects the following violations or any time at the request of the RWC's Driver Review Board:

Two of the following occurrences during the past three years:
     A.  Speeding (less than 20 MPH over limit)
     B.  Speed greater than reasonable or prudent or too fast for conditions
     C.  Failure to yield
     D.  Failure to obey traffic sign or signal
     E.  Improper backing, turning, or passing
     F.  Following too closely
     G.  Careless operation of vehicles
     H.  Any other moving violation
      I.  Accident

Three of the following occurrences during the past three years:
    A.  Defective equipment
    B.  Oversize or overweight load
    C.  Operating without required equipment or warnings
    D.  Other equipment violations (includes seatbelt violations)

Drivers citied for operating a vehicle while using a cell phone either for talking or texting will incur a one-month suspension of driving privileges. Drivers cited twice in a twelve-month period will have driving privileges suspended for one year.

For additional information, refer to the College's personnel policy titled The Use of College Owned Vehicles.