College recognizes that bicycles are an important and legitimate means of
transportation, provided that they are operated with due regard and concern for
the safety of the general public.
to provide a safe and efficient means of managing the large number of bicycles
on campus, all bicycles operated by Hendrix College faculty, staff and students
must be registered with the Department of Public Safety.
College assumes no responsibility for the care and protection of any bicycle,
attached accessories, or contents at any time.
bicycles operated and stored on campus must be registered online through your
campus web account. Once registration is completed, a decal will be mailed to
your campus post office box. There is no charge for bicycle registration.
register a bicycle the following information is required: make, model, color,
size, style and serial number. [Example: Huffy, Extreme, Red, 26”, Men’s,
Serial # 123456789.]
must be permanently affixed to the center support of the bicycle, below the
seat. Prior to application, make sure that the area is clean and dry.
bicycle owner is responsible for complying with all bicycle regulations.
Persons operating a bicycle on the Hendrix Campus are held responsible for
acquainting themselves with and obeying the bicycle regulations of the College.
Bicycles bearing the registration decal are entitled to use the roadways,
sidewalks and bicycle racks on campus as specified in the Bicycle Regulation
in cross walks, on sidewalks, and at all other locations designated for
pedestrian traffic shall have the right-of-way over bicycles.
will NOT be operated within buildings, on the patio/breezeway/ramp areas
of any campus.
and cyclists shall in all respects comply with applicable state laws and
regulations, including but not limited to turn signals, lighting, brakes,
lane changing, etc.
are responsible for controlling the speed of bicycle so as not to endanger
should be operated so that both wheels remain in contact with the ground
at all times.
light must be used when traveling at night.
parked on campus must be parked in a bicycle rack.
individual shall park, store, or leave a bicycle in such a manner as to
cause said bicycle to block or otherwise impede normal entrance to or exit
from any building on campus, or in a manner that constitutes a safety
individual who operates a bicycle, shall carry any other individual or
upon the bicycle on the campus.
shall not be parked or stored in a walkway, on a sidewalk, in a hallway,
on a handicap ramp, or in or near a doorway except where use is made of a
parking rack furnished by the college.
individual shall ride, operate, or park at night on the campus or streets
of Hendrix College any bicycle not equipped with headlight and taillight
bicycles inside residences or buildings is prohibited.
bicycles to objects other than authorized bicycle racks is
prohibited. Bicycles found
improperly parked or secured to inappropriate objects (i.e. light poles,
handrails, doors, trees, etc.) may be removed and impounded by the Department
of Public Safety.
individual riding a bicycle on campus shall in any way attach it to, or
cling to a moving vehicle.
individual shall operate any bicycle while under the influence of alcohol
Citations will be issued to the owner or
operator of any bicycle found to be in violation of any bicycle regulation. The
fine for violating any of the bicycle regulations of Hendrix College will be
$20.00 for each violation. Fines paid within 24 hours of the issuance of a
citation will be reduced by 50%.
Department of Public Safety Officer, or other person authorized
specifically by the Chief of Public Safety may move, relocate and/or
impound any bicycle by removal of securing devices as necessary which is:
or otherwise impeding traffic in any roadway, path or sidewalk, stairway,
or handicapped access rail, or creates any safety hazard. If bicycles are
not in a rack, are subject to impoundment.
or impeding normal entrance to or exit from any building on the college.
or apparently abandoned.
been reported stolen to a law enforcement agency.
College reserves the right to remove any bicycle which impedes performance
or maintenance or construction to college property.
College or Hendrix College Department of Public Safety Officers authorized
to remove and impound a bicycle shall not be liable to the owner of the
bicycle for damage or the cost of repair or replacement of any securing
bicycle impounded pursuant to any part of this section shall be stored in
a secure facility designated for such purpose by the Chief of Public
of an impounded bicycle requires payment of outstanding citations.
Unregistered bicycles must be registered prior to release.