Driving safely on a college campus always calls for extra awareness – large groups of pedestrians crossing the street, cars entering and exiting multiple parking lots, and the presence of utility vehicles and delivery trucks are just a few of the situations that a driver encounters every day on a college campus.
- Always give driving your full attention — avoid eating, drinking, cellphone use, and other distractions while driving
- Follow all campus traffic signs — fully stop at stop signs, yield to pedestrians, and follow posted traffic patterns
- Do not exceed the posted speed limit on campus roads when driving a vehicle
- Drive at speeds safe for the conditions – slow down during large campus events such as athletic events and concerts, class change times, poor weather including rain, ice, and snow, and during evening and early morning hours.
- Yield to pedestrians at all times
- Share the road: be mindful of bikers and skateboarders
- Do not park in or impede access to crosswalks, fire hydrants, bus stops or fire lanes
- Only park in designated parking spots in lots you are authorized to park in
- Immediately report any accidents or unsafe behaviors to University Police