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AP 512

Vehicular and Pedestrian Traffic on School District Property

Background


The purpose of this procedure is to safely regulate vehicular and pedestrian traffic on school property.

Procedures


1. No person shall drive any motor vehicle, motorcycle, motorbike, or operate any snowmobile or similar machine or ride any bicycle on or over any land owned or administered by the Abbotsford School District or which forms part of a school site, subject to the following exceptions:

1.1 Persons proceeding to or from school buildings on roadways provided for that purpose in the course of delivering or receiving chattels in connection with the operating of the school.

1.2 Persons proceeding to or from school buildings on roadways provided for that purpose in connection with their duties therein, or on other bona fide business with the operation of said school buildings

1.3 Persons proceeding to or from school buildings on roadways provided for that purpose who are students registered by that school having first received authorization.

1.4 Parents, guardians or such other persons, who have received permission, either express or implied, from the Board of Education.

2. No persons shall:

2.1 Operate any motor vehicle, motorcycle, motorbike, or operate any snowmobile or similar machine or ride any bicycle on or over any land owned or administered by the Abbotsford |School District or which forms part of a school site, at a greater rate of speed than ten (10) kilometers per hour unless otherwise posted.

2.2 Park or otherwise leave unattended a motor vehicle, snowmobile or similar machine, upon land which forms part of a school site, other than a recognized parking area set aside for this purpose by the School District unless given express permission by the Board.

2.3 Trespass, cross over or loiter upon any land owned or administered by the Abbotsford District or school site between the hours of 1/2 hour after sunset and 1/2 hour before sunrise without the express permission of the School District.

3. The owner of a motor vehicle or any snowmobile or similar machine shall be held responsible for any violation of this policy by a person entrusted by the owner with the possession of the motor vehicle in respect of any offense otherwise within the scope of this section, and the burden of proving that the person so in possession of the motor vehicle was not a person entrusted by the owner with the possession of that motor vehicle, shall be on the accused.

4. The provisions of this policy are not intended to restrict the enforcement of the School Act, the Motor Vehicle Act or regulations pursuant thereto, or such other by-laws made by the City of Abbotsford.

5. Except as is otherwise provided in this policy, any person contravening or committing any breach of, or committing any offense against any of the provisions of this policy or who suffers or permits any act or things to be done in contravention or in violation of any of the provisions of this policy, or who refuses, omits or neglects to fulfill, observe, carry out or perform any duty, obligation, matter or thing whatsoever by this policy prescribed or imposed or required to be done is guilty of an offense punishable pursuant to the provisions of the Summary Convictions Act, R.S.B.C. 1960, Chapter 253, and amendments thereto.

(Last Revised: May 2013)

 

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