Motor Pool

USU Eastern Motor Pool offers vehicles for university business travel. Review the information below to reserve and use a university vehicle.

Map Marker The motor pool is located in the Purchasing/Police building. See the campus map.

Reserve and Use a University Vehicle

Training:

Make sure the Driver Training (Utah Defensive Driver Training and the USU Eastern Driver Registration) has been completed.
See below for details. Training must be completed once every two years.

Prior to the trip:

The day of the trip:

  • Pick up the keys from the Motor Pool.
  • The Vehicle Request and Motor Pool Record form will be given back to you for the trip.
    • Record mileage on the "Mileage at Departure" line of the form.

Upon return:

  • Complete the Vehicle Request and Motor Pool Record.
    • Record mileage on the "Mileage when Returned" line of the form.
    • Sign on the "Driver's Signature" line.
    • Note any service or repairs that are needed under the "Service and Repair Suggestions" section.
  • Return the vehicle, keys, and form to the Motor Pool. Park the returned vehicle facing the wall in the appropriate stall.
  • Leave form and keys locked in the vehicle. If driving a Prius, lock the car and drop paperwork and keys into the drop box by the bays.

Driver Training

Utah Defensive Driver Training

  • Log into the Institution Learning System using your A# and password.

  • Search the catalog for the Defensive Driving Course.

  • Watch and complete the video training. Then, upload any of the requested documentation.

  • Once completed, USU will review the certificate. Please note that this process may take up to a week, so plan accordingly when scheduling trips.

Rates and Policy

Department Mileage Rates

Cars and minivans
$0.50/mile, $12 minimum charge

Suburban or truck
$1.25/mile

Mini bus #1
21 passengers
your department provides the driver - $1.10/mile, $25 minimum charge
we provide the driver - $1.60/mile

Mini bus #2
24 passengers
your department provides the driver - $1.10/mile, $25 minimum charge
we provide the driver - $1.60/mile

Eagle bus
56 passengers
your department provides the driver - $2.25/mile $50 minimum charge
we provide the driver - $2.75/mile

Motor pool trailers
$25 rental fee

There is a $25 fee for any reservations that are not cancelled within 24 hours of the pickup time.