Transportation and Parking Services to Host Free Car Clinic

Free vehicle examinations, food and the chance to win a parking permit will be offered.

Car Clinic

WHAT: Texas Tech University Transportation & Parking Services will host a free car clinic for students heading into spring break.

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday (March 8)

WHERE: Commuter West Parking Lot

EVENT: The following organizations will provide services at the clinic:

  • Scott’s Complete Car Care: Mechanics will be available to check vehicles and alert drivers to items that need attention and to top off select fluids.
  • South Plains Auto Theft Task Force: Team members will be available with informational items promoting car safety and theft prevention.
  • Saddle Up Motorcycling Training: Members will be available with a trailer and motorcycles to promote riding classes.
  • The Injury Prevention Coalition of the South Plains: Technicians will be available for free child safety seat fittings for vehicles.
  • Transportation & Parking Services: Department will provide attendees with hot dogs, chips, drinks, a prize and a chance to win a free parking ePermit.

The car clinic is a completely free service for everyone on campus,” said Stacy Stockard, media relations coordinator of Transportation & Parking Services. “We want our Red Raiders to be safe when they travel, and this is a service Transportation & Parking Services can provide to help.”

The free car clinics started as a component of a spring break safety fair but are now stand-alone events that coincide with the major breaks in November, March and mid-summer.

CONTACT: Stacy Stockard, media relations coordinator, Transportation & Parking Services, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-1318 or

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Transportation & Parking Services


Texas Tech University Transportation & Parking Services is here to assist motorists, enabling them for the world of possibilities. Combining state-of-the-art enforcement applications with practical methods and real-world solutions.

We register vehicles electronically based on license plate numbers and issues an ePermit to park in specified lots around campus. If you would like to register your vehicle to park on campus, you can do so by logging into your Parking Account.