Vehicles - Damage to Privately Owned Vehicles Whilst on University Property Policy

Document Number000501

Motor Vehicles

Damage to Privately Owned Vehicles Whilst on University Property

Damage in the context of this policy includes accidental damage caused by lopping trees, stones deflected by motor mowers etc, but does not include damage caused by impact with another vehicle.

Vehicles in the context of this policy includes motor vehicles, motor cycles and bicycles.

The University will consider each reported case of damage to privately-owned vehicles caused by falling trees, stones deflected by motor mowers and damage caused by like events, according to the circumstances of the case.

As a general principle and in the absence of circumstances indicating otherwise, the University is not responsible for damage to such vehicles if:

  • the vehicle is parked contrary to University parking signs or parking regulations.

  • the vehicle is being driven or ridden on University property contrary to traffic laws and/or the traffic regulations of the University.

  • damage to the vehicle is the result of impact with another vehicle, however caused.

  • damage to the vehicle is the result of an act of God.
Approval AuthorityVice-Chancellor
Policy SponsorDeputy Vice-Chancellor (Services)
Policy OwnerDirector, Corporate Services
Policy ContactAssociate Director, Commercial Services
Amendment History

Amended Policy Owner 24 March 2010

Amended Policy Contact - 19 August 2010