Bicycles on Campus
Section 5 - TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS
The following are violations of the UNC Bicycle Regulations:
A. CLASS ONE VIOLATIONS, $50.00 FINES
5-4-14 – Driving in a careless manner on walkways, bikeways, stairs and/or roadways, without due regard to safety with respect to visibility, local traffic, weather, and surface conditions, or in a manner that endangers the safety of any person or property.
5-4-18 – Careless Skating - riding a bicycle, roller skates, rollerblades, skateboards or scooters in a careless manner without due regard for the flow of existing pedestrian traffic, weather, visibility, and the surface and width of the walkway. Skaters must yield to pedestrians.
5-4-19 – Skating in Buildings - riding roller skates or roller blades inside buildings or on stairs. See Section 4 for more information.
5-4-20 – Acrobatic Skating - riding a bicycle, roller skates, roller blades, or skateboards, where all wheels of a skateboard, or of both skates, or both wheels of a bicycle are simultaneously out of contact with the ground during skating or riding. It also applies to, but is not limited to, the jumping onto or off of objects such as benches, hand-railings, and retaining walls. Acrobatic skating is prohibited on all UNC property.
5-4-21 – Non – Applicable
5-4-22 – Skating on UNC property – persons involved in repeated violation of sections 5-4-18, 5-4-19, 5-4-20 are subject to banning of all privileges to skate on UNC property. A UNC police officer may issue a persona non grata order on second or subsequent violation. The person is then prohibited from any skating activities on campus.
B. CLASS TWO VIOLATIONS, $30.00 FINES
5-3-11 – Driving 1-9 M.P.H. in excess of posted speed limit on campus streets.
C. CLASS THREE VIOLATIONS, $18.00 FINES
5-4-12 – Bike obstructing traffic
5-4-15 – Failure to yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian on a mixed use walkway or roadway.
5-4-16 – Riding a bicycle on any University property posted for no riding. Such areas are marked with “DISMOUNT” signs. (Dismount is defined as walking beside the bicycle with both feet off the pedals at the same time.)
5-4-17 – Failure to obey parking and traffic control devices, signs, and/or equipment.