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Driver Insurability Standards

All SRPMIC employees (full-time, part-time, term-limited, temporary, etc.), elected officials, and volunteers who drive a Community Vehicle as part of business for the Community or who are in a Driving Position as determined by their job description must be insurable under these SRPMIC insurability standards. In addition, all candidates and applicants for Driving Positions must meet these SRPMIC insurability standards in order to meet the minimum qualifications for these positions.

The standards, established by the SRPMIC, are as follows:

DRIVING POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License for the class of vehicle operated.
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, unless the Community Manager has determined that the position can be filled by an employees under the age of twenty-one (21).
  • Must have at least one (1) year of experience in the class of vehicle operated.

Exception: Employees of the Salt River Fire Department, who have successfully completed the Fire Academy Training, and whose driving record meets standard qualifications, are exempt from the prohibition against transporting employees or minors and the required one year minimum operation experience.

DRIVER POSITION ELIGIBILITY:

Candidates for Driving Positions will not be considered "insurable" and thus are not eligible to operate a Community Vehicle if during the last three (3) years they have been found in violation of any serious driving offense including but not limited to:

  • operating under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance (DUI) (DWI);
  • suspension, denial, or revocation of a driver's license or driving privileges (not including minor traffic or non-traffic citations as determined by the Human Resource Department);
  • three (3) or more instances of driving in excess of 15 mph per hour over the posted speed limit
  • any combination of four (4) or more moving violations;
  • three (3) or more at-fault accidents;
  • any one of the following major violations:
    • failure to stop and report when involved in an accident;
    • vehicular homicide, manslaughter, or assault with a motor vehicle;
    • operating a vehicle when license has been revoked or suspended;
    • hit and run;
    • racing;
    • reckless or aggressive driving;
    • attempting to and/or evading a Police Officer;
    • operating a vehicle during the commission of a felony; and/or
    • any egregious violation of motor vehicle laws not listed that would affect the employee's ability to drive and/or perform the essential functions of his/her position.