Regulation Number: 3.011


Category: Business Affairs

Responsible Office: Vice President, Business Affairs;


3.011 Traffic.

  1. All State of Florida Traffic Laws are enforceable on UF’s campus.  
  2. State of Florida Uniform Traffic citations issued on campus by the University of Florida Police Department (UFPD) are referred to the appropriate local government office for disposition.
  3. Each area of the campus is posted with a speed limit appropriate to the area. The main campus (teaching and residential areas and streets adjacent to family housing areas) speed limit is twenty (20) miles per hour unless otherwise posted. The speed limit on streets wholly within the family housing areas is ten (10) miles per hour unless otherwise posted. Driving any vehicle in excess of posted speed limits is prohibited.
  4. Motor Scooters, motorcycles, and bicycles.
    • (a) Drivers of motor scooters, motorcycles, and bicycles are responsible for observing the same traffic regulations as those governing vehicles.
    • (b) Drivers may not drive or ride motor scooters, motorcycles, and bicycles on grass, sidewalks or in the confines of a building, with the exception of bicycles which may be driven on a sidewalk.
    • (c) It is unlawful for more than one person to ride on a motor scooter, motorcycle, and bicycle at the same time, unless the vehicle is designed for and equipped with a seat for each person.
    • (d) Bicyclists on campus may be ticketed for a moving violation on streets or sidewalks by UFPD. A person propelling a bicycle by human power upon and along a sidewalk, or across a roadway upon and along a crosswalk, has all the rights and duties applicable to a pedestrian under the same circumstances, but the cyclist shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give an audible signal before overtaking and passing such pedestrian.
  5. Moving Violations. UFPD or the appropriate law enforcement authority on campus are authorized to directly and immediately enforce traffic rules and regulations, to make arrests, and to issue moving traffic citations on campus and off campus in cases where the offense occurs or originates on campus.


Authority: Florida Statutes Sections 1006.66, 1009.24 and Chapter 316; BOG Regulation 1.001.

History–New 9-29-75, Formerly 6C1-3.11, Amended 5-14-87, 3-17-09 (technical changes only), Formerly 6C1-3.011, Amended 3-17-11 (technical changes only); Amended 4- 22-22.