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Bicycle Rules and Regulations

Regulations

A. Pedestrians have the right-of-way on all walkways. A bicyclist shall stay to the right when on a designated walkway.
B. Every person riding a bicycle or motorized scooter is required to obey the same traffic regulations as the driver of an automobile. This includes obeying all stop signs, yield signs, red lights, and other traffic signals specific to Samford University.
C. A light shall be installed when a bicycle or motorized scooter is used at night.
D. No person shall park, store or leave a bicycle or motorized scooter in such a manner as to cause said bicycle or motorized scooter to block or otherwise impede normal entrance to or exit from any building on campus, or in a manner, determined by the Department of Transportation Services, that constitutes a safety hazard. The riding of bicycles and a motorized scooter inside any campus building is prohibited.
E. No bicycle or motorized scooter shall be parked, stored, or left in any lobby or hallway of any resident dorm. All bicycles and motorized scooters must be secured to bike racks and/or inside dorm rooms when not in operation.
F. The riding of skateboards is prohibited on all University property, which includes, but is not limited to, all campus walkways, roadways, patios and stairs.
G. The riding of bicycles, scooters, roller blades and roller skates is prohibited in all University buildings on campus.
H. Stunts and exhibition riding of bicycles, roller blades or roller skates is prohibited on all University property.

Bike Impoundment

Any member of the Departments of Transportation Services and Public Safety may move, relocate or impound any bicycle and motorized scooter which:
A. Is blocking or otherwise impeding normal entrance to or exit from any building on University property.
B. Is blocking or otherwise impeding traffic in any street, highway, roadway or path.
C. Appears to be abandoned.
D. Has been reported as stolen to a law enforcement agency.
E. Is a safety hazard.
F. Is parked, stored, or left in any lobby, hallway, or room of any building unless said area is a private resident dorm.
G. Is propped against light posts, rails, trees, bushes, or any kind of University landscaping.