Issue Date: November 1, 2006 Issue Number: 3
B. Traffic Safety on Campus
C. Pedestrians Safety
D. Traffic Accidents
This chapter concerns staff and students who drive on campus as well as the safety of pedestrians on campus.
With effect from 1 July 1989, the Road Traffic Ordinance and its subsidiary regulations had been amended to :
This amended Ordinance affects all vehicle owners, vehicle drivers, owners of private roads and the general public.
Driving on Campus:
Any person who drives a motor vehicle on the roads within campus must comply with the safety provisions of the Road Traffic Ordinance and its subsidiary regulations and is liable to prosecution for offenses against such provisions. The following are some of the major provisions:
All vehicles driven on campus must be:
The HKUST is empowered under the Road Traffic (Parking on Private Roads) Regulations to designate no parking areas by using approved traffic signs and road markings. Vehicles should be parked in approved areas only. The Security Office may detain or impound vehicles parked in the no parking areas by using wheel clamps. Offenders may also be subject to fines.
C. Pedestrian Safety:
All pedestrians on campus should use designated pedestrian walkways for access and egress, instead of walking on the motorways. Bicycling, roller-skating and skate-boarding are not permitted on motorways; and strongly discouraged on pedestrian walkways, and areas where such activities may affect safe passage of pedestrians.
D. Traffic Accidents:
All traffic accidents involving injuries or property damage must be reported to the Security Office.