Section X: Driving & Parking Offenses

Section Violation Description Penalty
VII Unauthorized parking in an “AT ALL TIMES” space $75
VII Improper method of parking $35
VII Disabled vehicle** $75
VII Unauthorized special event parking $75
VII Parking overtime at a meter $20
VII Improper use of a controlled access area or a key card $75
VII Unauthorized parking in a space designated for persons with disabilities $200*
VII Moped/motorcycle/motor scooter parked in a space designated for four-wheeled vehicles $25
VII Bicycle parking in areas other than those designated for bicycles** $25*
VII Violating temporary parking restrictions $35
VII Parked in violation of set time parameters $35
VII Idling at air intake louvers** $35
VII Damage to PTS property $100+ cost
VIII 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*†
VI Unauthorized Parking on Speedway Pedestrian Mall $75
VI Unauthorized Entry into Speedway Pedestrian Mall $100
IV Obstruction to vehicular or pedestrian traffic** $35
VII Parking at a fire lane, fire hydrant, red or yellow-curb** $75
VII 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
VII 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
VII Other non-moving violation of Texas Motor Vehicle Laws $75
IX 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
VII, VIII Parking without authorized valid permit $35
VII Unauthorized parking in Thompson Conference Center/ LBJ lots $35
VII 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
VII Operation of a non-registered commercial scooter or dockless commercial bicycle on The University of Texas campus $35
VII Inhabiting a vehicle of any kind on university property without authorization $75
IX Vehicle relocation and/or towing $125
IV Reckless Operation of a Vehicle $75
VII 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