The Office of Vehicle Management (OVM) oversees the Commonwealth’s Executive Branch light duty and passenger vehicle fleet that is used by state personnel to conduct state business.  OVM is responsible for the acquisition, leasing, maintenance, and repair of the Executive Branch fleet.  To support the operational needs of state agencies, OVM also administers fleet support contracts for glass, tires, fuel cards, maintenance, and repairs.

 


Vehicle Management Policies and Procedures

All Executive Branch departments must comply with OVM's Policies and Procedures docx format of OVM Policy and Procedures Manual
, which are adopted to ensure that state vehicles are allocated, operated, marked, repaired and maintained efficiently and economically and in compliance with applicable legal requirements.

OVM policies provide the rules and regulations associated with the use of Commonwealth vehicles by Executive Branch departments and personnel.  The policies apply to state vehicles that are, owned, leased, rented, or received as gifts by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Vehicle fleets maintained by the Commonwealth's Constitutional, Legislative and Judicial Offices, the public institutions of higher learning, the Department of Transportation, independent authorities, the state police and the environmental police are not governed by the policies and procedures of the Office of Vehicle Management.

In addition to the Policies and Procedures Manual, Executive branch departments must comply with Executive Office for Administration and Finance Administration Bulletin #10, Use of State Vehicles by Executive Agencies pdf format of Finance Admin Bulletin 10
.

 


Fleet Management Information
OVM Light Duty and Passenger Vehicle Contract

OVM 10 Contract User Guide pdf format of OVM10

Agency Fleet Manager Guidance

Maintenance and Repair Overview docx format of Maintenance and Repair Overview

Fuel Card Use docx format of Fuel Card Use Overview