Driver Do’s and Don’ts


  • Safeguard the vehicle, charge card, and keys against damage, theft, or misuse.
  • Obey all traffic laws. Traffic or parking violations are the personal responsibility of the driver.
  • Park the vehicle in a secure facility when possible. Any parking and storage expenses are the responsibility of your department.
  • Lock all doors, set the parking brake, and carry the keys and charge card with you when leaving the vehicle unattended.
  • Report lost, damaged, or stolen charge cards and/or license plates to the Facilities Management Operations and Services center immediately by calling 501-916-3390. If it’s outside our normal business hours, please contact UA Little Rock DPS at 501-916-5304.
  • Immediately report vehicle theft to the following:
    • Local law enforcement
    • Facilities Management Operations and Services department
    • Your supervisor
  • Utilize your leased vehicle’s roadside assistance programs, by calling the number on the back of the WEX fleet card, to save the government money for services such as:
    • Break down towing
    • Lockout services
    • Vehicle jump starting


  • Use the vehicle for activities outside of your agency’s mission including private business or personal errands. Vehicle usage is for UA Little Rock purposes only and is a reflection of UA Little Rock. Reported incidents of misuse can result in disciplinary actions against you, the driver — Federal Management Regulation (FMR) 102-34.200.
  • Transport members of your:
    • Family;
    • Personal friends; or
    • Non-government employees in the vehicle outside of your agency’s mission; or
    • Without specific permission from the head of your agency or his or her designee.
  • Use the vehicle for transportation to or from work or park it at your residence without valid written authorization, as required by FMR 102-34.225.
  • Text while driving. The state of Arkansas bans texting while driving for all drivers and also bans the use of hand-held cell phones while driving in a school zone or highway construction zone (Governors Highway Safety Association).
  • Smoke. Smoking is prohibited in GSA Fleet vehicles.

Retrieved from U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Customer and Driver Information