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Vehicle Transportation

Authorization

Anyone driving on state business is required to obtain authorization from the Department of Environmental Health and Safety and Risk Management before traveling.  Please review information and instructions and complete all requirements well in advance to ensure time for completing the defensive driving course, and processing of forms. 

Rental Vehicles

Enterprise and National Car Rental are the only State-authorized rental agencies.  The primary agency is Enterprise.  National is used for out-of-state and international travel.

 

  • State employees should use the Concur reservation system for standard vehicle rentals to take advantage of the CRBTA Direct Bill account
  • When calling in a reservation, employees must provide the Cost Center code to the Enterprise representitive. The Cost Center code is located in the employee's Concur Profile
  • Vehicle size should be no larger than intermediate
  • Short-term domestic rentals will not incur one-way drop charges
  • Gas reimbursement is allowed for rental vehicles. Employees are required to return rental vehicles with a full tank of gas
  • The CRBTA is not for personal travel

 Note:  Please call the Travel Technicians at 278-2911 for special rental instructions for guest travelers to ensure state-required liability insurance is included in the rental.

Private Vehicle Mileage Rates

  • The California State University will adhere to IRS guidelines for standard mileage reimbursement for business travel occuring on or after January 1, 2023. The IRS mileage rate for calendar year 2023 will be 65.5 cents per mile, which is an increase from the 2022 rate of 62.5 cents per mile. 
  • Miles driven for moving purposes will remain at the reimbursement rate of 22 cents per mile, which is not a change from the 2022 rate.