0. Preface
  0.1 Purpose
  0.2 Applicability
  0.3 Authority
  0.4 Cancellation and Modifications
1. Fleet Organization, Mission, and Responsibilities
  1.1 Organization
  1.2 Mission
  1.3 Responsibilities
  1.3.1 NASA Headquarters
  1.3.2 Center Transportation Officer
  1.3.3 Logistics Division
  1.3.4 Vehicle Utilization Review Board (VURB)
  1.3.5 Contracting Officer (CO)
  1.3.6 Contractors
  1.3.7 Vehicle Using Departments
  1.3.8 Drivers and Operators
  1.3.9 GSA Fleet Management Center
2. Performance Metrics
  2.1 Cost
  2.1.1 Cost per Mile (cpm)
  2.1.2 Budgeted Lease Vehicle Cost vs. Actual
  2.1.3 Accident Costs
  2.2 Utilization
  2.2.1 Minimum Utilization by Vehicle Type
  2.2.2 Count of Underutilized Vehicles
  2.2.3 Sub-Pool Utilization
  2.3 Energy and Alternative Fuels Compliance
  2.3.1 EPACT Compliance
  2.3.2 E.O. 13149 Compliance
  2.3.3 Overall Average Miles per Gallon
  2.4 Contractor-Operated Vehicle Maintenance
  2.4.1 Fleet Availability
  2.4.2 Preventive Maintenance Compliance
  2.4.3 Quality of Repairs
  2.4.4 Field Breakdowns
3. Official Use of Vehicles
  3.1 Official Use
  3.2 Priority of Services and Official Use Determination
  3.3 Driver Licenses
  3.4 Authorized and Unauthorized Uses of Government Vehicles
  3.4.1 Contractors and Civil Servants
  3.4.2 Relatives and Friends
  3.4.3 Hitchhikers
  3.4.4 Student Contractor Employees
  3.5 Vehicle Misuse and Abuse
  3.6 Penalties for Misuse and Abuse
  3.7 Penalties for Unauthorized Uses
  3.8 Transportation Between Domicile and Place of Employment
  3.9 Temporary Duty Use
  3.10 Types of Home-to-Office Travel Excluded from These Regulations
4. Asset Management
  4.1 Table of Authorized Vehicles (TAV)
  4.2 Fleet Vehicle Utilization
  4.2.1 Utilization Policy
  4.2.2 Utilization Management Procedures Annual Utilization Report Average Annual Usage Calculation Utilization Target Point Calculation Utilization Target List Notification to User Organizations User Response The Vehicle Management Office Vehicle Utilization Review Board Disposition of Disputed Vehicles Vehicle Exchange and Rotation Process Alternatives to Owning or Leasing Vehicles Excluded or Exempted from Utilization Review GSA Utilization Guidelines
  4.3 Assignment of Fleet Vehicles
  4.3.1 Types of Assignment
  4.3.2 General Assignment Criteria Vehicle Authorization Review Authority Center Director (CD) Review and Approval VURB Review and Approval NASA Headquarters Review
  4.3.3 Completion of Agency Vehicle Justification Form 971
  4.3.4 NASA Zero Growth Vehicle Policy
  4.3.5 Term of Assignments
  4.3.6 Request for Use of Fleet Vehicle for Commuting
  4.3.7 Alternative Modes of Transportation Taxi Service Shuttle Bus Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) Reimbursement
  4.3.8 Vehicle Sub-Pools
  4.3.9 Approval and Disapproval of Fleet Use
  4.3.10 Appeal of Fleet Administrator's Decision
  4.3.11 Data Collection, Monitoring, and Enforcement
  4.3.12 Vehicle Travel Logs
  4.4 Charge-Back Systems
  4.4.1 Agency Owned Vehicles
  4.4.2 GSA Vehicles
  4.5 General Fleet Vehicle Use
  4.5.1 General Operation
  4.5.2 Compliance with Motor Vehicle Laws
  4.5.3 Alcoholic Beverages and Drugs
  4.5.4 Use of Personal Vehicles
  4.5.5 Parking and Storage of Fleet Vehicles
  4.5.6 Responsibility for Loss or Property Damage
  4.5.7 Loss of Fleet Vehicle Keys and Credit Cards
  4.5.8 Lost Government License Plates
  4.5.9 Seat Belt Usage
  4.5.10 Prohibitive Use of Tobacco Products
  4.5.11 Cell Phone Usage
  4.5.12 Transporting of Hazardous Materials Using Government Vehicles
  4.5.13 Restrictions on Use of 15-Passenger Vans
  4.6 Information Systems
  4.6.1 Federal Automotive Statistical Tool (FAST)
  4.6.2 General Services Administration (GSA) Fleet Drive-Thru
  4.6.3 Fleet Management Information System (FMIS)
5. Vehicle Acquisition
  5.1 Acquisition Alternatives
  5.1.1 Purchase Versus Lease
  5.1.2 Purchasing New Vehicles
  5.1.3 Purchasing Used Vehicles
  5.1.4 GSA Leasing
  5.1.5 Commercial Leasing
  5.1.6 Rentals
  5.1.7 Demonstration Equipment
  5.2 Ordering Vehicles
  5.2.1 Vehicle Size
  5.2.2 Vehicle Specifications
  5.2.3 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Program
  5.2.4 Vehicle Replacement Schedule by Class
  5.3 New Vehicle Deliveries, Marking, and Registration
  5.3.1 In-Servicing
  5.3.2 Exchange of Old Vehicle for New Replacement
  5.3.3 Record-Keeping Requirements
  5.3.4 New Vehicle Acceptance
  5.3.5 Vehicle Identification Systems
  5.3.6 New Vehicle Quality Assurance
  5.4 Acquisition of Medium and Heavy Duty Versus Light Duty Vehicles
6. Alternative Fueled Vehicles
  6.1 Adherence to NASA Compliance Strategy and Goals
  6.2 Mandatory Use of On-Site Alternative Fuel Resources
  6.3 Use of Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEV's)
7. Fleet Maintenance
  7.1 Maintenance Overview
  7.2 Maintenance Objectives
  7.3 Responsibility for Cost of Repairs, Maintenance, and Fuel
  7.4 Preventative Maintenance (PM) Program
  7.4.1 Environmentally Preferable Lubrication Products
  7.5 Vehicle Repairs
  7.5.1 Unscheduled Repairs and Breakdowns
  7.5.2 Body and Paint Work
  7.5.3 Warranty Repairs
  7.5.4 Contract Repairs
  7.5.5 Vehicle Alterations and Modifications
  7.5.6 Manufacturers' Recalls
  7.6 Unauthorized Repairs and Installation of Non-Standard Equipment
  7.7 Disposition of Overage, Unsafe, or Unserviceable Vehicles
  7.7.1 Disposition of Unsafe Vehicles
  7.7.2 Vehicles Beyond Economical Repair
  7.7.3 Preparing Vehicles for Disposal
  7.8 Field Breakdowns
  7.9 Vehicle Historical Records
8. Vehicle Disposal
  8.1 Disposing of Retired or Excess Vehicles
9. Fuel Management
  9.1 Overall Fuel Management Objectives
  9.2 Types of Fuels
  9.2.1 Petroleum-Gasoline and Diesel
  9.2.2 Alternative Fuels
  9.3 On-Site Fueling Facilities
  9.4 Fuel Tank Management
  9.5 Temporary Fueling Facilities
  9.6 Commercial Fueling
  9.7 Fuel Taxes
  9.8 Fuel Card Management
  9.9 Record Keeping
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
  Driver's Handbook
  Using This Manual
  Department Supervisor and Coordinator Responsibilities
  Driver and Operator Responsibilities
  Pre- and Post- Inspections
  Interior and Exterior Cleanliness of Vehicles is the Operator's Responsibilities
  Flat Tires
  Won't Start and Won't Run
  Emergency Road Service and Towing
  Tire Replacement
  Fueling Requirements
  Driver Licenses and Driving Records
  Commercial Driver's License
  Driving Record Checks
  Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  Use of Cell Phones
  Vehicle Key Control
  Fuel Card Control
  Home-to-Word Authorization
  Non-Government Passengers
  Vehicle Misuse and Abuse
  Temporary Duty (TDY) Use
  Emergency and Inclement Weather Operations
  Emergency Procedures
  Seat Belt Usage
  Bumper Stickers and Other Unauthorized Markings
  Driving Under Adverse Weather Conditions
  Unsecured Items in Vehicles
  Accidents and Investigations
  Notification of Proper Authorities
  Completion of Accident Reports
  Repair Responsibility
  Revocation of Driving Privilege
  Summary of Accident Procedures
  Forms and Reports
  GSA Forms and Reports
  GSA Form 1152
  GSA Vehicle Mileage Data Base
  GSA Website for Leasing Rates
  NASA Forms and Other Forms
  Form 971
  Standard Form 91
  Standard Form 94
  NF 1627
  NASA New Vehicle Receipt Form
  IPAC Report
  Federal Automated Statistical Tool (FAST)
  Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Definitions
  Billed Office Address Code (BOAC)
  Center Transportation Officer or Manager (CTO)
  Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT)
  Executive Order (EO) 13149
  Fair Wear and Tear
  Federal Automated Statistical Tool (FAST)
  Federal Acquisitions Regulation (FAR)
  Federal Property Management Regulation (FPMR) 101-39.202
  Federal Property Management Regulation (FPMR) 102-34
  General Service Administration
  Leased Vehicle
  Motor Vehicle
  Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  Preventive Maintenance
  Private Owned Vehicle (POV)
  Rental Vehicle
  Table of Authorized Vehicles (TAV)
  Vehicle User (VU)
  Vehicle Utilization Review Board (VURB)
  Web Links
  Advisory of 15 Passenger Vans
  Code of Federal Regulations
  Department of Energy
  Fuel Economy Tips
  Federal Automated Statistical Tool
  Federal Acquisition Regulation
  Fuel Tax
  GAO Report
  GSA Drive-Thru
  GSA Lease Rates
  GSA Utilization Guidelines
  National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  Public Law
  Rubber Manufacturer's Website
  Office of Management and Budget
  Are contractor's allowed to use government vehicles?
  Can my family ride in my government vehicle while on TDY?
  Why must I drive an alternative fueled vehicle?
  When are vehicles due for replacement?
  Who can drive and/or ride in a Government vehicle?
  Does the Govt. provide insurance coverage for the driver and passengers?
  What is the difference between an “accident” and an “incident”?
  Who does the driver call when the Govt. vehicle breaks down after hours or on weekends in a desolate location?
  How often are customers allowed to have the vehicle cleaned and charge it to the Voyager card?
  Can I, as the vehicle, user purchase parts at an auto parts place and install the part myself? (such as batteries, windshield wipers, etc.)
  Can contractor employees drive GSA vehicles assigned to NASA?
  Why does it take so long from the time a new vehicle request is submitted to receipt of the vehicle?
  What is the purpose of a Vehicle Utilization Review Board (VURB)?
  Are civil servants authorized to checkout a vehicle from the Motor Pool if they have travel orders?
  Are Contractors allowed to place NASA decals on their own vehicles?
  Why did we get rid of the 15 passenger van?
  What is the process for purchasing emergency vehicles ASAP?