Traffic Regulations

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For the safety of those who live and work on Fort Leavenworth, observe speed limits and pedestrian crosswalks. Note that driving while intoxicated is a serious violation with severe penalties.

Seat belts are mandatory for all vehicle occupants. Children less than 5 years of age or under 45 pounds must be in a car seat.

Per Department of Defense policy, drivers are not allowed to use hand-held cellular phones. Hands-free cell phones are OK, but drivers are encouraged to park before using any cell phone.

Motorcyclists and moped operators are required to wear helmets, eye protection, gloves, long pants, long sleeves, over-the-ankle shoes and reflective vests or clothing.

Bicycles can be registered by the Military Police upon request. On Grant Avenue, bicyclists must use sidewalks. A helmet must be worn when bicycling on Fort Leavenworth.

Reflective clothing is required for running/jogging during hours of limited visibility. The use of headphones while running/jogging on-post is permitted only when on sidewalks, and must be removed when crossing streets. Walkers must also remove headphones when crossing streets. Runners and joggers should use sidewalks whenever possible. Running/jogging is never allowed in the roadway on Grant Avenue. Bicycles, runners/joggers and pets are not allowed in the National Cemetery.


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