Fleet Forum. Updates – where we are in the process Maintenance Repair and Vendors Take Home Information Vehicle Replacements Dual Rear Passenger Vans Customer Service Summary Private Sector Lease Comparison Maintenance and Repair Cost Comparison. From our Governor Executive Order
Scott Bingham, State Fleet Manager
29 of the 42 currently held vans are finished
With advanced notice, completion in one day
There is increased stability/ safety
Goal of completion in the next few weeks
Thanks to agencies that have cooperated thus far
Acme Auto Leasing LLC
Directs drivers of state vehicles to turn off the vehicle’s engine whenever it is expected to be stopped for longer than 30 seconds. However, the Executive Order doesn’t apply:
(a) when the vehicle is stopped in traffic, such as a red light;
(b) when idling is necessary to promote the safety or well-being of vehicle occupants or others;
(c) when idling is necessary to operate vehicle equipment, such as lift equipment for people with disabilities or warning lights on Utah Highway Patrol and Utah Department of Transportation vehicles;
(d) when idling is necessary to inspect or service the vehicle;
(e) when manufacturers recommend that an engine be permitted to idle for a certain period prior to shut down;
(f) in emergency situations.
Continue to promote idle reduction within your agency
We [Governor Fallin and Governor Hickenlooper] are writing to solicit and encourage your participation in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that…attracts automobile manufacturers in the United States to develop functional and affordable natural gas fleet vehicles that will also meet public demand.
The States recognize the benefits and unique attributes of clean burning natural gas and understand the significant opportunity compressed natural gas (CNG) presents to save State and taxpayer dollars by encouraging an energy future that utilizes domestic energy resources to fuel our nation’s transportation needs…
…the States will endeavor to provide a demand base sufficient to support the design, manufacture, and sale of functional and affordable OEM NGVs by automotive manufacturers in the United States.
Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG
Tracked in the Fleet Tracking Program
Reports – fleet.utah.gov