|Policy Title:||403 - Restrictions on the Use of Skateboards, Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles, and Motorcycles|
|Type of Policy:||Modification of an existing policy .|
|Draft Number and Date:|
|President's Council Sponsor:||Val Peterson||Ext.||8424|
|Policy Steward:||James Michaelis||Ext.||8996|
|Title||Restrictions on the Use of Skateboards, Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles, and Motorcycles||Number||403|
|Section||Facilities, Operations, and Information Technology||Approval Date||Mar 28,2013|
|Subsection||Safety, Security, and Vehicles||Effective Date||Mar 28,2013|
1.1 This policy ensures Utah Valley University’s compliance to state and federal laws and establishes regulations regarding the operation of skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, bicycles, motorcycles, Segways, and similar devices on campus and in university-owned facilities.
3.1 Skateboards: Any board with attached wheels.
3.2 Segways: Motorized, two-wheeled device that one stands on to operate.
3.3 Scooters: Two-wheeled device that is stood on and manually operated.
3.4 Concourse: Internal, enclosed hallways.
4.1 Students, employees, and visitors of Utah Valley University who operate skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, bicycles, Segways, scooters, and similar transportation devices on university property shall comply with state law and shall exercise due care and reasonable caution to prevent injury to self, others, and property and shall yield the right of way to pedestrians at all times and shall not exceed a reasonable speed except as part of a university-approved competition or function.
4.2 Use of motorized devices or scooters, Segways, etc., for medical or ADA purposes must be approved through Accessibility Services.
5.1 This policy applies to students, employees, and visitors of Utah Valley University. Notices or citations shall be issued by University Policy or Parking Services Enforcement personnel to students, employees, and visitors found to be in violation of this policy. These notices and citations shall be resolved by Parking Services or at a court specified on the citation if applicable.
5.2 Skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, scooters, and bicycles shall be used only upon roadways, sidewalks, and paths unless directed otherwise by regulations or traffic signs.
5.3 Skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, bicycles, Segways, scooters, and similar transportation devices shall not be used upon any stairways, structures, landscaped areas, concourses, and within any buildings with the exception of university-owned motorized devices as permitted by the Grounds Department for grounds maintenance or with the annual approval of the University Chief of Police.
5.4 The use of Segways on campus property must be approved by the Chief of Police. Segways and similar devices shall not be operated on sidewalks or paths with the exception that approved Segways, university-owned, all-terrain vehicles, or golf carts may be operated on sidewalks and paths in the performance of university-sanctioned duties with the approval of the Chief of Police.
5.5 Bicycles, motorcycles, and similar devices shall not be parked on or at disabled ramps and entrances, hallways, stairwells, fire hydrants, and classrooms. Bicycles, motorcycles, and similar devices shall not be parked at or near any building entrance or exit in such manner as to impede the free and clear use of such areas.
5.6 All-terrain vehicles, golf carts, or similar vehicles may not be operated on campus landscaped areas without the written annual approval of the Director of Grounds. These vehicles must be parked in approved areas as designated by the Associate Vice President of Facilities.