Department of Risk Management & Safety
Automobile Accident Claims Procedure Involving a UVM-Owned or Leased Vehicle
This procedure delineates the process that should be followed by
affiliates in the event of an automobile accident involving
or leased vehicles.
The University obtains insurance or self-insures against losses, damages or injuries arising out of university vehicle use. Departmental employees involved in auto accidents are encouraged to cooperate with Risk Management to promptly investigate, settle and mitigate the extent of the claims.
Further Information on Accidents Involving a UVM-Owned or Leased Vehicle
For ALL accidents involving injuries
UVM affiliates include UVM staff, faculty and students. It excludes
non-employee spouses, alumni, etc.
The driver of the UVM vehicle should submit a written statement
Risk management detailing the accident, parties involved, and
of cost to repair the UVM vehicle. If the accident has caused
an employee during the course of normal working hours, that
must complete an Incident
Form and return it to the Risk
Management Department within 72 hours.
ContactRisk Management: 656-3242
Property Damage Claims Procedures
First Report of Injury [web form] for UVM affiliates
First Report of Injury [word document] for UVM affiliates
Incident Report Form for students and non-UVM affiliates
Last modified November 04 2011 01:01 PM