Policies & Regulations
Traffic and Public Safety


Prohibited Uses of Motorized Vehicles
Number: 10.0030R

New Regulation

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Effective Date: 10/20/2005
Revised Date:
Responsible Division/Department:
Office of Police and Public Safety


I. STATEMENT OF REGULATION

    Those who operate or use a motorized vehicle on the University campus in a manner described below, may be charged with a traffic violation, or where applicable, a Non-Moving University Parking/Traffic Infraction Citation. The prohibited uses include: 

    (1) Driving, riding, or parking any vehicle including motor scooters, motorcycles, and mopeds, on sidewalks, paths, grass or nature trails (except University service and emergency vehicles, when necessary); 

    (2) Driving in a direction opposite to that indicated by arrows in garages, parking lots, roadways, or streets; 

    (3) Driving on nature trails and dirt or gravel service roads (except University service and emergency vehicles, when necessary); 

    (4) Making unnecessary disruptive noise from horns, exhaust systems, or any other noisemaking device; 

    (5) Operating a vehicle in violation of the State Uniform Traffic Code, Chapter 316, Florida Statutes; and 

    (6) Any other careless, reckless or unsafe use of a motorized vehicle that has the potential to cause harm to the operator, members of the University community, or damage to University property or other property.

Authority: Resolution of the Board of Governors dated January 7, 2003
Florida Statutes 1001.74(35) and 1006.66
History-New 10-20-05, Formerly 5.1004, 6C9-10.003.