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Purdue police release results of e-scooter rules enforcement campaign

Purdue University police are releasing numbers from a two-week enforcement campaign to ensure e-scooter and bicycle riders are following the rules of the road. The campaign, conducted from Oct. 29-Nov. 12, yielded 265 contacts between officers and riders, but no tickets handed out.

Police safetyTraveling on campus? Purdue police provide safety tips for sharing the road and sidewalks

Purdue University police are reminding the West Lafayette campus community and visitors to travel attentively when on campus as pedestrians and those using other forms of transportation cross paths in heavily traveled areas.

Purdue police to begin e-scooter and bike rules enforcement blitz

E-scooters and bicycles are welcome at Purdue University, but riders are urged to follow the rules of the road – or else face a fine for improper use. The Purdue University Police Department will begin an enforcement blitz beginning Monday (Oct. 29) and continuing for two weeks.

Earthquake simulation drill to take place Thursday (Oct. 18)

The Purdue University community is encouraged to participate Thursday (Oct. 18) in a campus drill simulating a major earthquake.

Police: Road disruptions as Purdue Half Marathon takes place Saturday (Oct. 13)

Purdue University police are informing motorists of traffic disruptions on campus the morning of Saturday (Oct. 13) due to the Purdue Boilermaker Half Marathon.

FEMA, FCC test of emergency alert systems set for Wednesday (Oct. 3)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday (Oct. 3) will conduct a mandatory national test of the emergency alert system in the 2:18-2:20 p.m. range.

Thursday (Sept. 27) event to focus campus community on safety awareness

In conjunction with September’s National Preparedness Month, Purdue University will host an event Thursday (Sept. 27) to promote safety awareness on campus.

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