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Regulations - Section 1

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION


1.1 General

1.1.1 These regulations may be cited as The Memorial University of Newfoundland

Regulations for the control of Vehicular Traffic and Parking on the St. John’s campus including the Health Sciences Centre, the Marine Institute, and on the campus of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, 2009-2010.



1.1.2 All persons using the campus roadways and parking areas are subject to these regulations.



1.1.3 The enforcement of these regulations will be carried out by Campus Enforcement and Patrol, which is the security force of Memorial University of Newfoundland.



1.1.4 The maximum speed limit on campus is 30 km/h or as otherwise posted.



Depending on road surface and general conditions, a lower speed may be advisable.



1.1.5 Unless otherwise specified, these regulations are in effect 24 hours per day, seven days per week.



1.1.6 Since these regulations will be under continuous review, constructive suggestions are welcomed by the assistant manager of Enforcement and Patrol, Traffic and Parking. Any revisions to these regulations will be published in the Gazette, The Scoop at MI and the Muse and will be posted on university and hospital notice boards.



Should there be a conflict between map designations and on-site signs regarding parking instructions, the onsite signage will be assumed to be the more recent and take precedence.



1.1.7. All fines resulting from tickets issued for violations of these regulations are payable or may be contested at the Provincial Traffic Court, Atlantic Place, St. John’s, or the Provincial Court, Sir Richard Squires Building, Corner Brook, as applicable.



1.2 Drop-off Points



Locations for the drop-off and pick-up of passengers have been established on campus and are illustrated on the enclosed map which is available from the Campus Enforcement and Patrol Office.



1.3 Responsibility of Vehicle Owner



The registered owner of a vehicle is responsible for the vehicle and/or for any damage caused by the vehicle when it is on campus.



The registered owner is also responsible for any traffic or parking violations committed under these regulations.



1.4 Responsibility of University



The university does not assume any responsibility for loss of or damage to vehicles or their contents howsoever caused. The university reserves the right to close any campus roadway and/or parking area at any time it is deemed necessary.



1.5 Accidents



All accidents on campus must be reported to the Enforcement and Patrol Section by the persons concerned within two working days.



Any accident resulting in an injury or death or estimated damages exceeding $1,000 comes under the Highway Traffic Act and must also be reported to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary or to the nearest RCMP detachment if at other university locations outside St. John’s which are not under the jurisdiction of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.



1.6 Crosswalks



Vehicles must yield the right of way to pedestrians at crosswalks.



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