Use of Roller Skates, Roller Blades, Bicycles and Skate Boards

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Policy Statement

Policy on the use of bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, and skateboards on the SUNY Brockport campus. 

Category Name: Administration and Operations
Responsible Unit: University Police
Responsible Exec: VP for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
Adoption Date: Unavailable
Last Revision Date:
Last Review Date:

Purpose/Scope

 

Applicability

 

Definitions

There are no definitions for this policy at this time.

Policy Procedures

Bicycles

Every person operating a bicycle upon a campus road shall either ride as near to the right side of the highway as practicable or, if a shoulder exists, on the right side of the highway or roadway, using such shoulder.

Every person operating a bicycle on a campus walk, path, or mall shall ride as near to the right as practicable, but no more than five miles per hour, and in such a manner as not to interfere with the safety and passage of pedestrians thereon, who shall have the right of way.

The operation of any bicycle is expressly forbidden in any building upon the campus. Violation will result in disciplinary action.

No person shall maintain or store a bicycle in any building upon the campus except in such designated building spaces that may be provided by authorization of the President of the College or his/her designee(s). Violations will result in ticketing of the bicycle and/or disciplinary action.

Skateboard, Rollerblading and Roller Skates

No person shall use, operate, or ride upon any skateboard or roller blades/roller skates in any public parking area within the College campus, or in and around the Faculty Office Building, the overpass bridge (including adjoining steps and ramps), Allen administration, and the Drake Library.

Further, no person shall use, operate, or ride upon any skateboard or roller blade/roller skate in any other place within the College campus in such an unsafe or dangerous manner as to put himself/herself or others in danger of death or serious bodily injury.

Penalties for violation

First Offense: confiscation of the skateboard or roller blades/roller skates for a period of five (5) days. A parent or guardian must pick up the skateboard or roller blades/roller skates.

Second Offense: confiscation of the skateboard or roller blades/roller skates for a period of fifteen (15) days. College students will be referred to the campus judicial system. Non-students will be notified that they are banned from campus and, if they return, will be arrested for trespassing.

Third Offense: confiscation of the skateboard or roller blades/roller skates for a period of six (6) months. College students will be referred to the campus judicial system. Non-students will be arrested for trespassing.

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Contact Information

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History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date  December 1, 2017 Three year review
Adoption Date  Unavailable Policy Adopted

Approval

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Last Updated 6/6/18

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