Reserve a GEM

GEM vehicles may be used only for official state business. Authorized drivers must comply with the State of Alabama and the JSU Division of Finance and Administration policies and procedures regarding the use of GEM vehicles. Drivers are required to observe all ordinances and laws pertaining to the operation of motor vehicles. Before you drive a GEM vehicle, please familiarize yourself with the regulations. Additionally, please read the guidelines regarding reserving a GEM vehicle before completing the Vehicle Request Form.

An authorized driver must be:

  • an approved driver
  • a state employee
  • a contract employee, if authorization to drive a state vehicle is stipulated in the contract
  1. Drivers must have a valid U.S. driver's license.
  2. Drivers must be at least 18 years old.
  3. Drivers must complete the Motor Pool New Driver Form. This form should be submitted annually. 
  4. Drivers must complete the GEM Safety Training. This training should be completed annually. The GEM Safety Training is administered through the JSU Department of Human Resources. 
  5. Foreign nationals who have a foreign driver's license are not permitted to drive state vehicles.
  6. Insurance regulations mandate that only employees of the university, or other persons having a direct or specific professional purpose for riding, maybe passengers in a GEM vehicle.

Reserve a GEM