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In-Line Skates, Roller Skates, Skateboards, Bicycles and Self-Balancing Personal Transportation Devices Policy

Purpose

  • To establish the conditions under which individuals may utilize in-line skates, roller skates, skateboards, bicycles and self-balancing personal transportation devices on Bradley University property.
  • To protect the safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors of the Bradley University campus by prohibiting the use of such equipment inside university facilities.
  • To reduce the risk of injury to persons and damage to university-owned property

Scope

This policy applies to all persons (students, faculty, staff, other employees, contractors, subcontractors, vendors, volunteers, visitors and members of the public, who are on university property (including facilities owned, leased, or controlled by Bradley University).

Policy

The safe use of in-line skates, roller skates, skateboards, bicycles, and self-balancing personal transportation devices, to travel directly from one point to another is permitted.  The use of such equipment inside university facilities is prohibited.  Furthermore, the performance of acrobatic techniques with such equipment is prohibited on campus.  The aforementioned tricks and stunts can cause significant damage to university railings, stairs, benches, walls, sidewalks, curbs and receptacles.  Violation of this prohibition is subject to University disciplinary action under the Student Code of Conduct and potentially criminal prosecution.

*This prohibition does not apply to special events that may commence when authorized by appropriate members of the University Administration.

Processes/Procedures/Guidelines

For safety reasons, individuals using in-line skates, roller skates, skateboards, bicycles, self-balancing personal transportation devices, or any other mobile conveyance should wear proper safety equipment at all times.

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