On-Campus Student Modes Of Transportation
ON-CAMPUS STUDENT MODES OF TRANSPORTATION
Although alternative modes of transportation on campus are encouraged, certain exceptions and regulations on their use must apply.
- Motor-assisted scooter – a self-propelled vehicle with at least two wheels in contact with the ground during operation; a braking system capable of stopping the device under typical operating conditions; a gas or electric motor not exceeding 40 cubic centimeters; a deck designed to allow a person to stand or sit while operating the device; and the ability to be propelled by human power alone.
- Bicycle – a device a person may ride propelled by human power and has two tandem wheels at least one of which is more than 14 inches in diameter.
- Rollerblades – shoe or device attached to a shoe, having a set of wheels (includes roller skates).
- Skateboard – non-motorized device where two or more wheels are attached to a platform upon which a rider stands.
- Pedestrian – a person on foot.
Motor scooters and bicycles on campus are subject to motor vehicle laws and regulations outlined by the Texas Transportation Code. Motor scooters must be registered and the operators licensed according to the Texas Transportation Code. All state laws concerning the operation, movement and storage, including parking of the above vehicles, are in full force and effect while on college property.
Rollerblades and skateboards as defined, or any variance thereof, are strictly prohibited from being operated on campus grounds, buildings, hallways, parking areas, sidewalks, in or around pedestrians, on any stairway, wall, bench, fountain, tennis court or within any structure or facility or on any property owned or occupied by Central Texas College District unless otherwise posted. Other prohibited areas include land, grass, shrubbery, gardens, flowerbeds and other areas where pecuniary loss may occur.
Vehicle operators shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing a roadway in a crosswalk. A pedestrian shall yield the right-of-way to a vehicle if crossing a roadway at a place other than a marked crosswalk. The operator of a vehicle approaching from the rear of a vehicle that is stopped at a crosswalk to permit a pedestrian to cross a roadway may not pass the stopped vehicle.