There are currently 150 vehicles in the SMP. We provide fuel, maintenance and other services to 148 state agencies. The State Motor Pool operates on a revolving fund and receives no monies from the State General Fund Budget
If you have questions about the State Motor Pool, please call our office at (334) 353-6343.
Message from the Director
The State Motor Pool staff and I would like to express our appreciation to you for doing business with us and for contributing to SMP's continued success year after year.
We are working hard to make your traveling experience with us a pleasant one. The SMP is dedicated to providing quality products and services. We have invested in new communications equipment that puts us on the leading edge of technology, such as by offering you the option to reserve vehicles online. Further, SMP provides around-the-clock Emergency Roadside Assistance.
Our goal is to offer you the ability to efficiently fulfill your transportation needs, and it is our pleasure to serve you in doing so.
Deputy Director, Fleet Management
Legislative establishment of the State Motor Pool:
Alabama Legislature Act 2013-282
Act 2013-282, SB57, amends Sections 23-1-50.1 and 41-17A-6, Code of Alabama 1975, to authorize the Department of Transportation Office of Fleet Management to review state department and agency green fleet plans and develop a statewide fleet management program. Effective October 1, 2014, the act also repeals Chapter 17, Title 41, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the purchase, lease, operation, and maintenance of state motor vehicles, and all personnel and property of the Department of Finance, Division of Service for the operation of a transportation pool or the maintenance and repair of state-owned or operated automobiles will transfer to the Alabama Department of Transportation.
Alabama Legislature Act No. 471, 1969
The Legislature of the State of Alabama, during the Regular Session 1969, enacted Act No. 471 which was further amended by the Code of Alabama 1975, Title 41-17-3 through 41-17-8. This Act placed the responsibility of establishing a transportation pool with the Department of Finance. The purpose of the State Motor Pool is to provide motor vehicle transportation for state officers and employees who do not have automobiles regularly assigned to them.