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Contacts:

Chik Brennneman
Paul Green

ROOM 104 & 105 Enology Bldg
Phone: 754-9067 & 754-5585

EMAIL:
cabrenneman@ucdavis.edu
plgreen@ucdavis.edu

 

 

EZ Go Gasoline Powered Utility Cart

YOU MUST BE SAFETY TRAINED BEFORE A UTITLITY CART IS CHECKED OUT TO YOU


General Rules
Carts are checked on a one day basis.  They must be returned to the winery for overnight storage as there are no secure places to park them at the RMI at this time.  
Vehicle must be returned by 5 pm the day of check out
Vehicles are only to be used for official department business  
No one who has not been trained in cart operation will be allowed to use the carts.  
Training is conducted by winery staff only
Training records are maintained in the winery managers office

Pre-Operation  
______Check out vehicle from Winery Staff  
______Lift cargo deck and check engine oil  
______Verify sufficient fuel  

Operation
______Vehicles are not permitted on campus roads with the exception of the center campus core  
______Vehicles are permitted on bike paths outside the center campus core
______Refer to the map in the vehicle for the path between the RMI and the Enology Building  
______Seating is limited to two riders.  
______No riders are allowed in the cargo area  
______Keep hands and feet inside the vehicle when moving at all times  
______Be aware of bicycle traffic  
______Remove key when parking and leaving the vehicle  



UC Davis
Traffic and Parking Code
Eleventh Edition
January 2007
Vehicle Operation
Section 5.01.  Applicability, California Vehicle Code.  All of the provisions of the California Vehicle Code applicable to the operation of vehicles and bicycles and equipment required thereon are expressly applicable on the University, pursuant to Sections 21113 and 21200 of the California Vehicle Code.
Section 5.02.  Traffic Control Devices.  No motor vehicles other than authorized emergency vehicles or specifically authorized University vehicles shall be permitted to drive between white traffic control posts, otherwise referred to as traffic bollards, or to drive around, over or through any posts or gates at any time.
a)   No vehicles other than authorized emergency vehicles responding to an emergency shall drive over and break a breakaway bollard.
b)   No vehicles shall drive around traffic bollards or gates, or cross landscaped areas, curbs, or any other device designed to control vehicular traffic except authorized emergency vehicles in the performance of duties which require such movements.
c)   Any traffic control post removed to allow authorized vehicle passage in a non-emergency situation must be immediately replaced and, if possible, secured by the vehicle operator.
d)   No authorized vehicle operated in a non-emergency situation shall enter or leave an area controlled by traffic bollards without its operator replacing and securing any bollard found removed from its socket or reporting any missing or broken bollards to the Facilities Services' Work Order Desk as soon as possible.
e)   No person shall use any foreign object or device to open core area gates to gain unauthorized entry.
Section 5.03. Unauthorized Traffic-Campus Core Area.  The operation of vehicles, motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, motorized bicycles or motorized quadricycles is prohibited upon the roadways within that area on the main campus known as the central campus core unless authorized by parking Services or the Police Department.  Authorized vehicles permitted to travel within the core area shall obey all rules governing the core area and shall be furnished with a permit indicating an exemption from this provision.  The operators of such vehicles shall be obligated to display appropriate permits and present them upon request to Police Officers or Parking Enforcement Officers.
Section 5.04.  Driving on Landscaped Area.  No vehicles other than authorized utility and emergency vehicles shall drive on any landscaped area.  For the purpose of this Section, a landscaped area shall be defined as any unpaved area that has been planted with grass, trees or shrubbery or which has been graded or improved for purposes other than use by vehicular traffic including undeveloped fields and agricultural areas, decomposed granite areas, or any paved or brick patio areas.
Section 5.05.  Driving on Sidewalks, Pedestrian Corridors or Bicycle Paths.  No motor vehicles, including motorcycles, motor-driven cycles and motorized bicycles; other than specifically authorized vehicles shall be operated on any sidewalk, pedestrian corridor, or bicycle path on the University.  In such circumstances, where motor or battery powered vehicles are operated on sidewalks, pedestrian corridors or bicycle paths, they shall yield the right of way to pedestrian and bicycle traffic.
Section 5.06.  Wheelchairs are Exempt.  Wheelchairs, motorized wheelchairs, electric carts which meet the requirements of the Vehicle Code or similar devices operated by persons with physical disabilities are exempt from the restrictions contained in Sections 5.02, 5.03, 5.04, and 5.05 of this chapter.
Section 5.07.  Speed Limit in Parking Lots. The maximum vehicle speed limit in any parking facility or parking area is 10 miles per hour, unless otherwise posted.
Section 5.08.  Speed Limit in Closed Core Area.  The maximum vehicle/bicycle speed limit in the main campus known as the closed core area is 15 miles per hour, unless otherwise posted.  In general, motorized vehicles provided access to the closed core area shall not move during the break between classes.
Section 5.09.  Speed Limit on Campus Bicycle Paths.  The maximum speed limit for all traffic on campus bicycle paths east of Highway 113 and north of Interstate 80 is 15 miles per hour.
Section 5.10.  Traffic Circles.  No vehicles shall enter the center of a traffic circle, except authorized emergency and service vehicles in the performance of duties which require movement into or through the center of a traffic circle.
Section 5.11.  Operation of Motorized Wheelchairs.  No person shall operate a motorized wheelchair, motorized quadricycle, motorized tricycle or similar devices on the University except a person who by reason of physical disability is otherwise unable to move about as a pedestrian.


In case of Emergency

In the event of an accident or emergency which threatens someone’s life or safety, if you are at a campus telephone, dial 911: if you have a cellular telephone, call 752-1230. Do not call 911 from a cell phone, it will go to CHP.
Identify the exact location first. Stay on the line and answer the dispatchers questions about where the accident is located, extent of injuries, etc.  

Minor accidents in which no injuries have occurred are reported to the winery manager.  

The persons involved will be required to submit a report detailing what happened.