Vehicular Accidents

Vehicular Accidents

  • All applicable Board policies and guidelines as they relate to travel and use of vehicles must be complied with in its entirety.
  • Practice common sense safety inspections prior to leaving on a trip, including, but not limited to, ensuring that a first aid kit is in the vehicle and safety belts are available and used.
  • Carry a list of emergency contacts for the driver and passengers making it known to all travelers.
  • In the event of an accident remain calm.
  • If threat of fire exists, move occupants to a safe place.
  • If an accident occurs on campus, notify College Police Emergency #5555.
  • If traveling off campus, dial 911 for emergency vehicles/services from local authorities within the location of the accident.
  • If needed, administer first aid, as trained.
  • Complete the Accident Report Form located in the glove compartment of the vehicle.
  • Notify Supervisor and Safety Department (281-998-6183 or 713-805-7545) as soon as possible.
  • If driving a college owned vehicle, notify the Physical Plant at 281-476-1854, providing current status and location of damaged vehicle.
  • Refer all media inquiries to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Marketing.