Required Safety Training Courses
The Office of Insurance & Risk Management offers compliance training as required per Procedures for Driving on University Business and University Vehicle Use Guidelines.
In-person safety training is regularly scheduled on the downtown Atlanta campus. If you have a group of employees on a Perimeter Campus or other location requiring training, please contact us to see if we can accommodate your needs. Courses Currently Available:
Defensive Driving Course
Georgia State University employees are required to take the 6-hour in-person Defensive Driving Course. The in-person Driving Course is required to be taken every three years, and all GSU employees are required to take the Annual Training for Authorized University Drivers Course each year. GSU employees must also submit their Driver Acknowledgement form and complete the Accurate Motor Vehicle Background check. For an in-person Defensive Driving class request, please email Fred Bibbs at [email protected]to register or call 404-413-9548.
This Defensive Driving Course (DDC) is required for employees and students who drive GSU-owned vehicles for GSU business. The course will help you acquire the skills and knowledge needed to become a defensive driver.
Course Length: 6 hours
Fee: No fee
Location: 75 Piedmont Ave Room 1130
The in-person DDC is valid for a period of 3 years at which time you will need to retake the course to continue driving GSU-owned vehicles. You must bring your valid driver’s license with you to the class. Active participation is expected. Attendance and punctuality are required to receive a certificate.
The Annual Driver Training for Authorized University Drivers course is required for employees, students, and volunteers who drive GSU-owned vehicles. This course is for those who have previously been approved as GSU Authorized University Drivers and have completed the in-person NSC Defensive Driving Course.
Course Length: 30 minutes
Fee: No fee
This course is an overview of dos and don’ts for safe driving. The goal of the course is to promote safer driving behaviors for GSU employees and to decrease the number of accidents in GSU-owned vehicles. You will be required to complete and submit a motor vehicle record (MVR) authorization form and Driver Acknowledgement form annually to Insurance & Risk Management along with a copy of your driver’s license in order to maintain clearance to drive GSU-owned vehicles.
This course is required for GSU golf cart and gem car operators.
Fee: No fee
The presentation and video explain how to safely operate and use golf carts. This course emphasizes safety and proper procedures when operating a PTV. A Personal Transportation Vehicle Safety Certificate is issued for attending.
Annual Defensive Forms
GSU Motor Vehicle Policy Required Supervisor & Employee Forms For Notice of Accident &Tickets
- Driver Notification Form
- Supervisor’s Accident Follow-up Checklist Form
- General Release, Waiver Of Liability & Covenant For Non-GSU Personnel
Driver Safety Tips