Driver Safety Training & Resources

Driver Safety and Awareness Training

Completing the Driver Safety & Awareness training, review of applicable policies and acknowledgement are required for all University of Washington faculty, staff and students before they drive a UW-owned vehicle. If you haven’t already completed the training, click on the link below.

Driver Safety & Awareness Training

Students trying to complete the above training may receive an error message No Employee Identification (EID) Found. If you receive this message please contact the Fleet Services rental office (206) 221-3594

Supervisors: Verify if a driver has completed Driver Safety and Awareness Training

Download Basic Driver Training Manual

Program Policy Manual For Drivers

Full Sized Van Safety Training

All authorized drivers who will drive full sized passenger or cargo vans must complete a short training that explains the extra hazards of operation. This must be refreshed every two years. This training requirement can be satisfied by completing the online course by clicking on the link below, or by taking the Driver Safety and Awareness course in its entirety in the online or classroom format.

Full Sized Van Operator Training

UW Driving Safety Policies and Guidance

Washington OFM Policy for State Drivers

Driving Safely on UW Campuses

Defensive Driving

Seatbelt Use Policy

Securing Loads in UW Vehicles

Safe Seasonal Driving Practices

Fleet Services Insurance Coverage

More Driver Safety Resources

Fleet Services provides guidance regarding safe driving practices and resources to drivers and departments that reinforce driving safety.

Aggressive Driving and Road Rage Tips from WA State Patrol

WA State Pedestrian Laws

City of Seattle Pedestrian Laws

Seatbelt and Occupant Protection Advice from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission

Weather Advisory and Pass Conditions from WA Department of Transportation

Rest Area Information from WA Department of Transportation

Summer Driving Tips from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

Winter Driving Tips from the National Safety Council

Load Securing Laws from WA Department of Ecology

Load Securing Pamphlet from WA Department of Ecology

Procedure for Load Securing from the WA State Patrol