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PARKING RULES AND REGULATIONS DPS Officer Truck and Bike

Traffic and parking regulations apply to all motorized vehicles and are vigorously enforced 24-hours a day.  All members of the College community and guests operating vehicles on an HCC campus must comply with lawful orders and directions given by HCC Public Safety Officers and HCC employees authorized to direct, control or regulate traffic.

Traffic and parking regulations apply to all motorized vehicles and are vigorously enforced 24-hours a day.  All members of the College community and guests operating vehicles on an HCC campus must comply with lawful orders and directions given by HCC Public Safety Officers and HCC employees authorized to direct, control or regulate traffic.

Parking Decals  

Cars parked in lots designated for faculty/staff must display the proper decal which is provided by the HCC Public Safety Office.  Visitors and students* do not need a decal and may park in any lot not reserved for staff.  *Ybor City Campus students, visitors, staff, faculty, and students from other campuses, must display an HCC decal while parked in the Ybor City Campus parking garage and Ybor City Campus parking lots. 

 Posted Speed Limit 

Unless otherwise posted, the campus speed limit is 15 MPH.

Prohibited Operations 

Drivers of vehicles observed performing prohibited operations will be referred to the Dean of Student Services, appropriate administrator or their vehicle may be removed at the owner’s expense.

 

·         U-turns

·         Pulling through or backing into a parking space

·         Parking a vehicle on campus overnight (Authorized vehicles only – all others contact the Public Safety Office)

·         Driving on College sidewalks (Only motorized and non-motorized vehicles used by the disabled are permitted on campus sidewalks)           

Parking Violations

 

 Vehicles found in violation of the following regulations may be removed at the owner’s expense:

 

·         Parking in restricted areas such as those reserved for faculty and staff;

·         Parking in a disabled student space without a Florida Permit (this may also result in a $250 fine);

·         Obstructing vehicular or pedestrian traffic;

·         Receiving a third HCC Parking Citation within one year;

·         Parking motorcycles, bicycles and scooters off the designated areas or special racks;

·         Parking in fire lanes or in red curb zones;

·         Leaving a vehicle on campus for more than three days without notifying the Public Safety Office; and

·         Parking in any one of the following areas:

o   Within 10 feet of a fire hydrant

o   In a loading zone

o   In a driveway in a designated tow-away zone

o   On a sidewalk

o   On the grass

o   Out of a marked parking space

o   Obstructing a legally parked vehicle

HCC reserves the right to ticket improperly parked vehicles.  Three parking tickets may result in the vehicle being towed at the owner's expense. For more information on traffic and parking rules and regulations, contact the HCC Public Safety Office or the Campus President's Office. 

Vehicle Accidents on Campus

Drivers of vehicles involved in accidents resulting in injury, death, or damage to the property of others must immediately stop, notify the appropriate law enforcement agency, report the accident and any injuries to the Public Safety Office, and remain with the vehicle until an officer or designee arrives.

DWI (Driving while Under the Influence)

Alcohol and drugs are strictly forbidden on College property.

Anyone on a campus found driving under the influence for alcohol or drugs will be subject to both College disciplinary procedures and states statutes and local ordinances.  The Public Safety Office will contact the appropriate law enforcement authorities when such violations are discovered.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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