Section X: Driving & Parking Offenses

Section Violation Description Penalty
VI Unauthorized parking in an “AT ALL TIMES” space $75
VI Improper method of parking $35
VI Disabled vehicle** $75
VI Unauthorized special event parking $75
VI Parking overtime at a meter $20
VI Improper use of a controlled access area or a key card $75
VI Unauthorized parking in a space designated for persons with disabilities $200*
VI Moped/motorcycle/motor scooter parked in a space designated for four-wheeled vehicles $25
VI Bicycle parking in areas other than those designated for bicycles** $25*
VI Violating temporary parking restrictions $35
VI Parked in violation of set time parameters $35
VI Idling at air intake louvers** $35
VI Damage to PTS property $100+ cost
VII Failure to display proper permit on a registered vehicle (3 warning tickets per academic year then $15 per incident) warning/$15
VII The unauthorized sale, distribution, possession, counterfeiting, or alteration of a university parking permit and/or the possession of an illegally purchased, distributed, counterfeited, or altered permit (plus cost of the permit) $250 + permit cost*†
VII Unauthorized Parking on Speedway Pedestrian Mall $75
VII Unauthorized Entry into Speedway Pedestrian Mall $100
IV Obstruction to vehicular or pedestrian traffic** $35
VI Parking at a fire lane, fire hydrant, red or yellow-curb** $75
VI Parking or driving on sidewalks, grass or shrubbery (plus the actual cost of repairs) $35 + cost
IV Improper passenger pick-up and drop-off $35
IV Exceeding 15 miles per hour speed limit or other posted speed limits on campus $75
IV Violation of an official traffic control device (e.g. “Stop” or “Yield” sign) $75
IV Moving violation of the Texas Motor Vehicle Laws not otherwise specified in these regulations $75
VI Moving a barricade or parking within any barricaded area or moving a vehicle without permission of owner/operator** $35
IV Failure to stop and heed instructions given by a university police officer or guard $75
VI Other non-moving violation of Texas Motor Vehicle Laws $75
VIII Parking or operating a motor vehicle while privileges are suspended** $200*
IV Having a vehicle of any type within a university building (except parking facilities) $20
V, VI Parking without authorized valid permit $35
VI Unauthorized parking in Thompson Conference Center/ LBJ lots $35
VI Improper exit from a university parking garage (plus maximum daily fee due) $75 + fee*
IX Theft of property or damaging property by either unauthorized boot removal or tampering/attempted removal of the boot (plus replacement cost of damaged property) $125 + cost
VII Unregistered bicycle $15
VIII Operation of a non-registered commercial scooter or dockless commercial bicycle on The University of Texas campus $35
VI Inhabiting a vehicle of any kind on university property without authorization $75
VII Vehicle relocation and/or towing $125
  Reckless Operation of a Vehicle $75
  Scooter Impound: violation of scooter parking regulations related to a university event, parking in a manner that obstructs ADA access or parking, doorways, ramps and stairways, and on Speedway Mall and the Main Mall $150

NOTE: PTS reserves the right to refer any violators to the Dean of Students or Departmental Dean or Director.

*Penalty doubles upon second offense and all subsequent violations are subject to immobilization or impound.

** Offense subject to citation and vehicle impound.

† All relevant and currently outstanding fines and fees must be paid prior to the release of the boot.


Automobile Boot Fee: $100
Bicycle Impound Fee: $25
Commercial Scooter and Dockless Commercial Bicycle Impound Fee: $150 + $25/day storage fee