Certified Driver Process

Want to become a certified driver? This page describes the requirements.

ALL students (regardless of vehicle type) and faculty/staff who drive a 12 passenger van must:

  • Complete the driver application to initiate the motor vehicle record (MVR) review process.

  • Log in to Blackboard, click on Bowdoin College Compliance Training (under Organizations), complete the Driver Safety training module and print the certificate of completion.

  • Complete Traveler’s® large passenger van training on-line and print the certificate of completion.

  • Watch Bowdoin’s "Requesting and Using a Bowdoin Vehicle" video.

  • Sign up for a 20 minute commentary drive and bring proof of completion of the on-line trainings to the commentary drive.

For faculty and staff to become certified drivers who will only drive sedans and minivans:

  • Individuals must be 25 years or older and only drive a College owned or rented 7 passenger mini-van or a sedan.

  • Complete the driver application to initiate the motor vehicle record (MVR) review process.

  • Watch Bowdoin’s "Requesting and Using a Bowdoin Vehicle" video.

  • Complete the Travelers® Risk Control training online, print the certificate of completion and send to the Fleet Scheduler/Coordinator for processing.

  • View the Motor Vehicle policy for more information or contact the Fleet Scheduler/Coordinator at x3689.