Public Safety - Rules & Regulations

Traffic Rules and Regulations

    1. The Traffic Rules an Regulations are in effect at all times including Saturdays, Sundays. And holidays unless otherwise specified. They are applicable to all person operating vehicles on the SAU campus.
    2. Pedestrians and operators of motor vehicles must obey all lawful instructions of the Saint Augustine's University Campus Police Department Officers at ALL times. The authority of the officer should not be questioned or challenged at the time; the order should be obeyed and any complaints should be directed in writing to the: Chief of Campus Police, Lynch Hall, 1315 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610.
    3. The speed limit on campus is 15 miles per hour, unless otherwise posted. The posted speed will be strictly enforced.
    4. Stop signs, whether posted or painted on the road surface, require the driver to bring the vehicle to a complete stop before proceeding into the intersection, unless he/she is directed to do otherwise by an officer on traffic duty.
    5. Drivers should be extremely cautious in areas of contiguous to buildings and areas that must be crossed to reach parking areas or other areas to include public transportation.
    6. Pedestrians must use sidewalks, crosswalks, and walkways. Walking on lawns and other planted areas is prohibited.

G. N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV), requirements specify that a driver should not leave the scene of an accident without properly identifying himself/herself. ALL accidents must be reported to the Saint Augustine's University Department of Campus: Police, located in Lynch Hall or by dialing the {dispatcher at 919-516-4911. By state law, accidents involving vehicles in which bodily damage to one or both vehicles appears to be $1000 or more shall be reported on SAU Campus Police or the proper law enforcement agency.

Parking Rules and Regulations

General Parking

  1. Parking rules and regulations are in effect at all times and apply to all persons parking a vehicle on campus.
  2. In all areas where there are painted lines, the driver must park within the marked spaces so that the painted lines show on both sides of the vehicle.
  3. In parking areas were there are no painted lines, the driver must park in a uniformed manner as to allow other vehicles to be parked uniformly.
  4. In parking areas along the curbs, the driver must park paralleled to the curb. The two wheels on the side of the vehicle nearest the curb should approximately twelve inches of the curb.
  5. Vehicles must be parked so as not to obstruct the free flow of vehicular or pedestrian traffic in roadways or marked crosswalks.
  6. No vehicle may stop or park within 15 feet of a fire hydrant or in such a position as to impede access to a fire hydrant.
  7. Parking is not permitted on any roadways, grass, sidewalks, or driveways unless otherwise posted.