Campus travel guidelines

Review Purdue's Traffic and Parking Regulations.

Motorists should respect bicyclists, be alert to their presence, and observe bicycle lanes and sharrows.

If parking on the street, look before opening your door to avoid potentially hitting a bicyclist.

Anyone traveling on a service drive/access road (whether vehicle or bicyclist) should slow down and proceed with caution. Since this is a shared travel space, cars should yield to bicyclists in a safe manner, which may include continued travel at a reduced speed, pulling to the side of the access road or stopping.

Parking on bicycle routes is not permitted.

Safety tips

  • Treat bicyclists like other motorists (e.g., allow a minimum of three feet of passing distance, respect signals)

  • Make eye contact

  • Obey signals

  • Be extra cautious when driving in inclement weather

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