Mon Jan 10 12:39:59 2005 
From: dshearer, EH&S
Subject: NMSU Defensive Driving Classes - Spring 2005

Ref:    Defensive driving classes - Spring 2005

For departments with new employees that will be using a University vehicle, this is a short announcement that the 2005 Spring semester schedule for Defensive Driving Classes (DDC) has been posted on the web at

EH&S Safety website -
The class is the National Safety Council Driving Course which fulfills one of the NMSU Policy requirements to drive a University vehicles (see vehicle use policy at ). 

For the convenience of faculty, students, and staff, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) provides this training monthly during regular work hours and at least one Saturday each semester. Course registrants must attend the entire course in order to receive a certificate of completion and/or driving permit.  Classes typically include 35-45 persons and are open to the public.  For costs, license verification requirements and class schedule, please refer to the EH&S safety website.

Classes often fill early, please register at least two weeks in advance to ensure a reservation.  Employees and departments should register via the

On-line registration
Employees will need to provide a department account number.  Please note that the department will be billed for registered individuals who fail to attend and neglect to cancel (or reschedule) with EH&S prior to the course.

Those taking the class for personal reasons should use the online form but they must provide payment before the class in order to reserve their registration. Additional details on driving permits, policy and maps to the classroom are provided via the above link.

Thank you.

David Shearer
Industrial Hygienist
Environmental Health & Safety

NMSU Departments are requested to print and post the summary class schedule for information.