§EO23-2. (No. 04-93) [State Vehicle Fleet Safety/Defensive Driving Program

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Title

03APPENDIX

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Executive Orders






Chapter

023

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MOTOR VEHICLES











 

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EO23-2. (No. 04-93) [State Vehicle Fleet Safety/Defensive Driving Program

WHEREAS, the

National Safety Council's Defensive Driving Course is an internationally

accepted accident prevention training program for improved driving performance;

and

WHEREAS, use of

seat belts can greatly reduce the number of highway fatalities and injuries.

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED THAT I, Howard Dean, by virtue of the power vested in me as

Governor, do hereby order the following actions:

1. All newly

hired permanent state employees who operate vehicles on State business shall

take the National Safety Council's Defensive Driving Course.

2. All present

State employees who operate vehicles on State business, who have not already

taken the National Safety Council's Defensive Driving Course shall do so as it

is made available to them.

3. All

department heads shall coordinate with the General Services Department's Loss

Prevention Coordinator for availability of the National Safety Council's

Defensive Driving Course.

4. The

Department of Public Safety will be responsible for establishing its own Fleet

Safety/Defensive Driving Program.

5. All operators

and passengers in vehicles on State business shall use safety belts at all

times.

6. All agencies

and departments with State-owned vehicles are directed to prominently place a

Seat Belts Required sticker on the dash of the vehicle as a reminder. Stickers

are available at no cost from the Department of Public Safety.

7. All previous

Executive Orders regarding fleet safety programs, defensive driving courses and

seat belt use are hereby revoked.

This Executive

Order shall take effect upon signing.

Dated February

24, 1993.
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