648 Police Department-Vehicles On Campus Sidewalks And Lawns
|SUBJECT:||VEHICLES ON CAMPUS SIDEWALKS AND LAWNS|
|AUTHORIZING BODY:||VICE PRESIDENT FOR FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION|
|RESPONSIBLE OFFICE:||OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE|
|DATE ISSUED:||JULY 1987|
|LAST UPDATE:||JUNE 2015|
RATIONALE: In order to enhance safety of pedestrians and to avoid unnecessary damage to campus sidewalks and grounds, the following policy is hereby established.
POLICY: The practice of driving vehicles on Oakland University (University) sidewalks or lawns is generally prohibited unless prior authorization is obtained or the practice meets one of the exceptions as stated in this policy. This prohibition is regulated by University ordinance as well as the Michigan Motor Vehicle Code.
SCOPE AND APPLICABILITY: This policy applies to all students, faculty, staff and visitors operating motor vehicles on the University campus.
Vehicles which have not received approval to drive on sidewalks/lawns, or meet one of the exceptions stated in this Policy, are subject to ticketing and towing by the OUPD. Employees violating this Policy may also be subject to appropriate disciplinary action.
Generally, emergency vehicles (police, fire, medical), Facilities Management, and Mail Services vehicles may be operated on campus sidewalks and lawns without special approval. However, such vehicles will be operated in a safe and orderly manner.