Chapter 132T-116 WAC

Last Update: 10/2/79

PARKING AND TRAFFIC RULES

WAC Sections

132T-116-010Introduction.
132T-116-015Objectives of traffic rules and regulations.
132T-116-020Applicable traffic rules and regulations—Areas affected.
132T-116-025Speed.
132T-116-030Regulatory signs and directions.
132T-116-035Pedestrians' right of way.
132T-116-040Impounding—Illegal parking—Disabled or inoperative or abandoned vehicles.
132T-116-045Special traffic and parking regulations and restrictions authorized.
132T-116-050Delegation of authority.


132T-116-010
Introduction.

Walla Walla Community College District No. 20 hereby establishes these regulations to govern pedestrian and vehicular traffic and parking upon state lands devoted mainly to the educational activities of Walla Walla Community College.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 28B.10 and 28B.50 RCW. WSR 79-10-128 (Resolution No. 80-3), § 132T-116-010, filed 10/2/79.]



132T-116-015
Objectives of traffic rules and regulations.

The objectives of these traffic regulations are:
(1) To protect and control pedestrian and vehicular traffic,
(2) To assure access at all times of emergency equipment,
(3) To minimize traffic disturbances during class hours,
(4) To facilitate the work of the college by assuring access to its vehicles and by assigning the limited parking space for the most efficient use.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 28B.10 and 28B.50 RCW. WSR 79-10-128 (Resolution No. 80-3), § 132T-116-015, filed 10/2/79.]



132T-116-020
Applicable traffic rules and regulations—Areas affected.

The traffic regulations which are applicable upon state lands devoted mainly to the educational activities of the college are as follows:
(1) The motor vehicle and other traffic laws of the state of Washington shall be applicable upon all lands located within the state of Washington.
(2) The traffic code of Walla Walla County, Washington, shall be applicable upon all lands located within Walla Walla County, Washington.
(3) The traffic code of the city of Walla Walla, Washington, shall be applicable upon all lands located within the city of Walla Walla, Washington.
(4) These regulations shall be applicable to all state lands which are or may hereafter be devoted mainly to educational, research, recreational, or parking activities of the college.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 28B.10 and 28B.50 RCW. WSR 79-10-128 (Resolution No. 80-3), § 132T-116-020, filed 10/2/79.]



132T-116-025
Speed.

No vehicle shall be operated on the campus at a speed in excess of twenty miles per hour unless otherwise posted or such lower speed as is reasonable and prudent in the circumstances.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 28B.10 and 28B.50 RCW. WSR 79-10-128 (Resolution No. 80-3), § 132T-116-025, filed 10/2/79.]



132T-116-030
Regulatory signs and directions.

Drivers of vehicles shall obey regulatory signs posted by the college. Drivers of vehicles shall also comply with directions given them by officers of the college in the control and regulation of traffic.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 28B.10 and 28B.50 RCW. WSR 79-10-128 (Resolution No. 80-3), § 132T-116-030, filed 10/2/79.]



132T-116-035
Pedestrians' right of way.

(1) The operator of a vehicle shall yield right of way, slowing down or stopping, if need be, to so yield to any pedestrian, but no pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is impossible or unsafe for the driver to yield.
(2) Whenever any vehicle slows or stops so as to yield to pedestrian traffic, the operator of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass such a vehicle which has slowed or stopped to yield to pedestrian traffic.
(3) Where a sidewalk is provided, pedestrians shall proceed upon such a sidewalk.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 28B.10 and 28B.50 RCW. WSR 79-10-128 (Resolution No. 80-3), § 132T-116-035, filed 10/2/79.]



132T-116-040
Impounding—Illegal parking—Disabled or inoperative or abandoned vehicles.

(1) Vehicles which have been disabled, inoperative or abandoned may be impounded and stored following 24 hours notice posted at a conspicuous place on the vehicle.
(2) Impoundment without notice: A vehicle may be impounded without notice to the owner or operator in the following circumstances:
(a) When in the judgment of the president of the college the vehicle is obstructing or may impede the flow of traffic; or
(b) When in the judgment of the president of the college the vehicle poses an immediate threat to public safety; or
(c) When a nonhandicapped operator parks the vehicle in a designated area reserved for the handicapped.
(3) Impounding may be implemented by mechanical restraints to vehicles or by towing to an approved impounding agency or to another designated area of the college's parking lot.
(4) Towing companies and/or impounding agencies will be selected on the basis of criteria developed by the college.
(5) Any vehicle impounded shall be at the owner's and/or the operator's risk and expense.
(6) Neither the college nor its employees shall be liable for loss or damage of any kind resulting from impounding and storage.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 28B.10 and 28B.50 RCW. WSR 79-10-128 (Resolution No. 80-3), § 132T-116-040, filed 10/2/79.]



132T-116-045
Special traffic and parking regulations and restrictions authorized.

Upon special occasions causing additional heavy traffic and during emergencies, the president of the college is authorized to impose additional traffic and parking regulations and restrictions for the achievement of the objectives in WAC 132T-116-015.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 28B.10 and 28B.50 RCW. WSR 79-10-128 (Resolution No. 80-3), § 132T-116-045, filed 10/2/79.]



132T-116-050
Delegation of authority.

The authority and powers conferred upon the president by these regulations shall be subject to delegation by him to his subordinates.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 28B.10 and 28B.50 RCW. WSR 79-10-128 (Resolution No. 80-3), § 132T-116-050, filed 10/2/79.]