(a) When any
person is accused of violating of any of the University of Mississippi
(1) Such persons shall be entitled to a hearing before the Board of Traffic
Appeals appointed by the Chancellor of the University of Mississippi for the
hearing of such cases. Student cases are to be heard by the Student Board of
Traffic Appeals, faculty/staff cases are to be heard by the Faculty Staff Board
of Traffic Appeals.
(2) Such persons shall further be entitled to receive notice in writing at
least three (3) days prior to the hearing and such notice shall set forth
charges with sufficient particularity and clarity to enable the accused to
prepare a reasonable defense.
(3) Such persons shall further be entitled to know the names of witnesses who
are directly responsible for having reported the alleged violation to the Board
of Traffic Appeals; or if there be no such witnesses to be fully informed of the
manner in which the violation came to attention of such Board.
(4) Appeals are to be presented no later than the day specified on the face of
the ticket. If a person is unable to come before the Board of Traffic Appeals on
the day specified on the ticket, an appeal in writing may be sent to the Board
of Traffic Appeals. This written appeal must be received prior to the day
specified on the ticket for the hearing. There is an appeal form at UPD.
(5) Such person shall be further entitled to present a defense to said Board
of Traffic Appeals and shall have the right to present evidence and a reasonable
number of defense witnesses and shall be given the opportunity to hear and
question adverse witnesses.
(6) Such person shall be further entitled, if the person so chooses, to be
accompanied and represented by legal counsel or by law advisor provided,
however, that in all hearings before the Board of Traffic Appeals, the normal
rules of procedure of such Board shall be followed; but in no case shall the
Board consider matter not introduced in evidence at the hearing.
(b) The failure of any person to appear and contest an action upon delivery of
notice in writing of the time and place to appear for an administrative hearing
shall be considered to have waived the right to such a hearing.
(c) A traffic ticket issued by the University Police Department, University of
Mississippi, shall be an official University notice of such administrative
(d) The findings of the Student Board of Traffic Appeals shall be final.
(e) The findings of the Faculty/Staff Board of Traffic Appeals shall be final.
(f) In case of persistent or flagrant violations and in cases involving the
giving of false information, the Captain of Support Services may recommend to
the proper University official that disciplinary action be taken against the
(g) The penalty assessed shall be paid to the Bursar's Office.
(g) All discrepancies of bills should be cleared up within the 30 day period
after the first Bursar bill has been generated. Failure to comply could result
in charges being due and payable. This will effect present and former faculty,
staff and students.
(h) The revenue generated from the fines shall be deposited in a scholarship
fund administered by the committee on Financial Aid, or such other committee as
may be designated by the Chancellor of The University of Mississippi.