March 28, 2012 - Industry News
CONCORD, NH – The State of New Hampshire’s Senate approved a bill that would require State employees to pay mileage reimbursement for personal use of State-owned vehicles.
Tags: personal use, mileage reimbursement rates, State of New Hampshire
August 26, 2011 - Industry News
MADISON, WI –Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is now the State’s first “Enterprise Agency” pilot, giving it increased operating flexibility but requiring it cut to fleet-related costs.
Tags: personal use, Right-sizing, State of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin Department of Administration
July 22, 2011 - Industry News
NASHVILLE - The ban on personal use also sets geographic boundaries for use of metropolitan government-owned vehicles.
Tags: personal use, Tennessee, City of Nashville, Davidson County
July 1, 2011 - Industry News
MANVILLE, NJ - Police officers and firefighters protested a resolution that would have limited use of take-home vehicles.
Tags: personal use, Take-home vehicles, New Jersey, Borough of Manville
June 27, 2011 - Industry News
CHICAGO - With Chicago ending its shared cost lease program, the City is turning to private car sharing programs and use pool vehicles for City employees.
Tags: personal use, GPS, Take-home vehicles, City of Chicago, Motor pool, Zipcar
COSHOCTON, OH - The City recently purchased vehicles for the utility and fire departments through the State bid pricing program.
Tags: personal use, Vehicle replacement
LITTLE ROCK, AR – In Arkansas, a group of taxpayers the lawsuit over State officials’ personal use of State-owned vehicles was dismissed by a Pulaski County circuit judge.
Tags: personal use, reimbursement
June 2, 2011 - Industry News
LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Arkansas State Republican party recently dropped its lawsuit over personal use of State vehicles by Arkansas public officials.
Tags: personal use, State of Arkansas
April 21, 2011 - Industry News
CHEYENNE, WY - Mayor Rick Kasen has re-instituted a policy allowing the city's officers to use their patrol cars for personal use if they meet specific conditions.
Tags: personal use, Police vehicles, Take-home vehicles
October 14, 2010 - Industry News
REDMOND, VA - The personal vehicles of political figures make a statement, and the "safest" vehicles tend to be domestic and fuel-efficient. Find out who drives what.
Tags: personal use, Obama
July 11, 2010 - Industry News
SAN MATEO, CA - Reimbursing employees for driving their own cars rather than assigning them county-owned vehicles could save San Mateo County up to $1.7 million per year, according to a recent grand jury report.
Tags: personal use, reimbursement, audit
July 1, 2010 - Industry News
SAN FRANCISCO - The City of San Francisco will keep closer track of employees' use of city vehicles to crack down on abuse and better manage the fleet to save money.
Tags: personal use, fuel, municipal fleets, San Francisco
May 13, 2010 - Industry News
PARK CITY, UT - County Manager Bob Jasper said he wants to cut costs by requiring employees to pay to drive their county vehicles home if they live outside Summit County.
Tags: personal use, Take-home vehicles
May 9, 2010 - Industry News
DETROIT - David Vasquez, previous director of fleet maintenance for Lake County, was recently awarded for developing a solution to reduce use of take-home vehicles.
Tags: personal use, award, Take-home vehicles, Lake County
April 29, 2010 - Industry News
VINELAND, NJ - Vineland Mayor Robert Romano is being scrutinized for using a city-owned sports car as his everyday, official vehicle.
Tags: personal use, Take-home vehicles, mayor
March 18, 2010 - Industry News
CHARLESTON, WV - Gov. Joe Manchin got a green light March 11 to set up a special management office to manage West Virginia's fleet of vehicles and aircraft.
Tags: personal use, audit
January 28, 2010 - Industry News
KINGSTON, NY - Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach says the county is spending more than it should to reimburse employees for the use of their personal vehicles on the job.
January 15, 2010 - Industry News
COLUSA, CA - The updated policy stipulates that county vehicles are only to be driven in the course of an employee's official duties of county employment.
Tags: personal use, municipal fleets
December 10, 2009 - Industry News
DETROIT - The vehicle was assigned to a Detroit Water and Sewerage officer, but was being driven by a female later identified as the employee's ex-girlfriend.
December 2, 2009 - Industry News
LOCKPORT, NY -Under the policy proposed by County Manager Gregory Lewis, he would have final approval over department heads' motor vehicle use.
Tags: personal use, Take-home vehicles, fleet policies
November 19, 2009 - Industry News
SIOUX CITY, IA - With total estimated vehicle costs for its 3,000-plus fleet totaling more than $30 million, the state is exploring ways to save money.
Tags: leasing, personal use, reimbursement, Vehicle replacement, cost-cutting
October 29, 2009 - Industry News
PUEBLO, CO - Pueblo County commissioners were scrutinized last summer after a televised news report questioned the "perk" and use of county-owned cars on personal business.
KNOXVILLE, TN - County commissioners recently approved a proposal that could lead to key county take-home vehicles having GPS systems installed to cut down on employees' personal driving.
Tags: personal use, GPS, Take-home vehicles, Knox County
October 19, 2009 - Industry News
CHARLESTON, WV - A legislative audit released Oct. 14 revealed numerous West Virginia state employees failed to properly report use of state vehicles.
Tags: personal use, Government Fleets
September 28, 2009 - Industry News
NOGALES, AZ - In just 16 months, mileage on the new SUV purchased for the City of Nogales mayor and city council has surpassed 50,000 miles - nearing the same overall mileage as the 10-year vehicle it replaced.
Tags: personal use, municipal fleets, mileage, mayor, city council, Chevrolet Tahoe, Ford Motor Co.
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