Traffic and Pedestrian Regulations and Fines

Traffic Regulations & Fines are listed below:

  • Violation of Virginia Statutes or Lynchburg City Ordinances – $20.00.
  • Speeding – UNLESS OTHERWISE POSTED, THE SPEED LIMIT for vehicles on University roads and parking lots is 15 MPH
    • 1-10 MPH over limit - $10 plus $2 per mile,
    • 11-20 MPH over limit - $15 plus $2 per mile, or
    • 21 MPH (or more) over limit - $25 plus $2 per mile and/or charged with Reckless driving.
  • Operating a motor vehicle at a greater speed than is reasonable and prudent under existing conditions - $50.00
  • RECKLESS DRIVING - $100.00 or VIRGINIA SUMMONS + Report

RECKLESS DRIVING IS THE OPERATION OF A VEHICLE IN A MANNER TO ENDANGER PROPERTY OR THE LIFE OR LIMB OF ONESELF OR ANOTHER.

Those persons receiving a reckless driving citation/summons may be required to attend a defensive driving course to maintain driving privileges on the University property. Failure to comply may result in revocation of one’s driving privilege on campus.

  • Ignoring stop signs or failure to stop for a stop sign - $30.00
  • Failure to yield for emergency vehicles - $30.00
  • Failure to stop for police or security officer on the Liberty University. campus, Thomas Road Baptist Church property, or any property owned or controlled by the University - $50.00 and a report will also be written.
  • Failure to obey any officer directing traffic - $50.00 + Report
  • Impeding traffic flow - $30.00
  • Vehicle racing - $100.00 + Report
  • Failure to wear motorcycle helmets while driving or riding on a motorcycle, moped, or scooter - $20.00.
  • Operation of any motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license and student ID on the operator’s person - $20.00
  • Driving on grass or sidewalk - $20.00
  • Failure to report an accident - $30.00
  • Leaving the scene of an accident - $50.00 or VIRGINIA SUMMONS + Report
  • Refusal to produce a vehicle operator’s license or a student I.D. when asked to do so by a police or security officer - $30.00 + Report
  • Passing on a double yellow line - $30.00
  • Driving the wrong way on a one-way street - $30.00
  • Not wearing a Safety Belt/child not properly restrained - $20.00

 

Pedestrian Regulations & Fines are listed below.

Rollerbladers and Skateboarders are considered pedestrians and should not be in the street and may be cited for violations of traffic regulations.

  • Crossing over or under train cars when stopped - $100.00 + Report
  • Failure to walk on left edge of road (against flow of traffic) - $15.00
  • Interfering with vehicles - $15.00
  • Playing in the street - $15.00