Fines

The responsibilities for payment of fines incurred for traffic violations will rest with the registrant. In the event vehicle registration has not been completed, responsibility lies with the owner and/or operator of the vehicle. Persons violating the rules and regulations as stated while using a motor vehicle on campus will be fined under the University’s system of traffic violations listed below.

 

Violations and fines

WARNING

$00.00

Failure to display current hangtag

$35.00

Failure to display hangtag properly

$20.00

Parking in wrong color lot/wrong letter lot

$20.00

Parking at yellow curb

$20.00

Parking where prohibited by signs

$20.00

Illegal use of, reproducing, alterations of, defacing,
using revoked hangtags or falsifying registration information

$75.00

Unauthorized handicap parking

$100.00

Parked disregarding painted lines

$20.00

Parking in unauthorized zone

$20.00

Driving/parking on grass

$20.00

Double parked/blocking

$20.00

Blocking drive

$25.00

Blocking dumpster

$20.00

Loading zone beyond 15 minute time limit

$20.00

Parking on wrong side of street

$20.00

Backed into parking space on street

$20.00

Blocking fire hydrant

$60.00

Parked in visitor space

$20.00

Parking in reserved area

$20.00

Across sidewalk and/or crosswalk

$20.00

Expired license tab

$20.00

Failure to display license plate

$20.00

Failure to stop or yield right of way

$25.00

Driving wrong way on one-way

$20.00

U-turn

$20.00

Reckless driving

$50.00

Improper Equipment

$20.00

Speeding

$35.00

Security violation (propping doors open, etc.)

$25.00

Other (see comments)

$20.00

Fine Payment

A person receiving notice of a parking or traffic violation should go to the Student Accounts Office, Doc Bryan Student Services Center, to pay the fine placed against his/her account. The office is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Check the "Parking and Traffic Regulations" for a list of all fines for violations.

 

 

AUTHORITY:

In accordance with A.C.A. 25-17-307, the Board of Trustees of Arkansas Tech University establishes the following rules and regulations, operation, and parking of motor vehicles on Arkansas Tech University campuses. These rules and regulations are binding on all members of faculty, staff, student body and others utilizing the lands owned and controlled by Arkansas Tech University. Lands owned or controlled by Tech will henceforth be known as "campus" for the purposes of clarification.

Arkansas Tech Department of Public Safety officers are constituted peace officers by A.C.A. 25-17-305, by acting Board of Trustees, and under the laws of this state possess all the authority provided by law for city police and county sheriffs to be exercised as required for safety and protection of the University community.

Enforcement of traffic regulations on the Tech campus is the responsibility of the Department of Public Safety. All drivers will observe and obey the orders of the Department of Public Safety officers while such officers are engaged in the performance of their respective duties. This includes producing and rendering identification and hangtags requested.

*You are responsible for complying with all rules and regulations.

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