I don’t know how this college myth continues to exist. No… getting hit by a university vehicle does not mean you get free tuition. I seriously have someone ask me about it every semester. Perhaps I should start responding with, “Try it and let me know what you find out.”
A second thing that really gets under my skin is ignoring or not understanding how crosswalks work. My campus has countdowns letting people know how much time they have to finish crossing. However, students treat the flashing orange hand and countdown as how much time they have to begin crossing. I’ve almost hit numerous people who dart across the intersection without checking for traffic. Does the addition of a countdown completely negate what a flashing orange hand means?