NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
+ Visit

 | home | print | text only | chapter view | site map | search |

PREFACE 0. Preface
Fleet Organization, Mission, and Responsibilities 1. Fleet Organization, Mission, and Responsibilities
Performance Metrics 2. Performance Metrics
Official Use of Vehicles 3. Official Use of Vehicles
Asset Management 4. Asset Management
Vehicle Acquisition 5. Vehicle Acquisition
Alternative Fueled Vehicles 6. Alternative Fueled Vehicles
Fleet Maintenance 7. Fleet Maintenance
Vehicle Disposal 8. Vehicle Disposal
Fuel Management 9. Fuel Management
10. Contractor Use of Government Vehicles
10.1 Government-Owned Contractor-Assigned Vehicles
10.2 Government-Furnished Vehicle and Equipment Authorizations
10.3 Making of Contractor Vehicles
10.4 Contractor Insurance
Forms and Reports   Driver's Handbook
Forms and Reports   Forms and Reports
Reference Materials   References
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Definitions   Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Definitions
Useful Web Links   Web Links
Frequently Asked Questions   FAQ


NASA Official Fleet Management Handbook

Contractor Use of Government Vehicles

Government-Owned Contractor-Assigned Vehicles

It is the intent of NASA to phase out the use of Government-owned vehicles by contractors. However, the use of GSA-leased vehicles will be allowable in exceptional circumstances when it is in the best interest of the government, but only to the extent provided in FAR Part 51, Subpart 51.2. Use of GSA vehicles in a fixed price contract in the performance of a Government contract requires preapproval from the Administrator of GSA and shall be fully documented.

  • The assignment of Government-owned vehicles for performance of a contract must be thoroughly assessed in all cases as this practice does not always result in lower overall operational costs.
  • When assigned, accurate and complete records will be maintained and annual utilization studies conducted to validate retention. Contractors who use Government-owned vehicles are subject to all fleet management policies contained in this handbook.


Page: 10.1 Contractor Use of Government\Government-Owned Contractor-Assigned Vehicles

Last Updated: 08/28/2005 02:12 PM