This is usually the case for motorized go-karts racing and off-road however pedal go-karts and hoverkarts are generally regarded as toys and are mostly allowed. The statute allows a municipalitycounty to regulate golf carts on any street with a speed limit 35 mph or.
The municipality or county is only required to follow the statutes 153A-245 160A-3006.
Are golf carts allowed on public streets. For Golf Carts no. All low-speed vehicles also need to be limited to 25 mph on the road and are generally not allowed to cross highways. The use of golf carts on public roads or streets are prohibited except as follows.
It is also illegal to drive golf carts on sidewalks. Ocean Springs MS has just passed a law to allow golf carts to drive on public roads alongside cars provided the carts include a variety of safety features and stick to roads with a maximum speed limit of 30 MPH. Even still chances are those roads arent too far from a golf course.
A golf cart may be operated only upon a parish road that has been designated by a parish or a municipal street that has been designated by a municipality for use by a golf cart. If you are going to drive your golf cart on the street take it seriously. Many police forces are even using them as a less intimidating way to interact with the public.
Anyone over the age of 12 can drive a golf cart. Keep in mind that these are not toys. Generally speaking go-karts arent allowed to be driven in public places such as parks except roads if your kart is street legal.
A city is not required to implement this model ordinance verbatim. They can be seen on urban streets across the nation. If a person is caught driving on an Alabama roadway in a golf cart that hasnt been modified to include the necessary safety features and if it is not registered the driver can be fined up to 700.
And he said golf cart operators driving on public roads. Making a golf cart street legal is possible but outside of retirement communities and college campuses its generally illegal to drive an unconverted golf cart on public roads. General Federal Law for Golf Carts.
Golf carts are no longer merely country club limos. And finally you must be over 14 years of age to operate a golf cart on any road regardless of whether it is a city county or state road. A Hours of Operation.
Golf Carts are not allowed on public roadways in Hawaii. Golf carts must meet other safety standards to be considered street legal as well. Golf carts may be driven on the public roads streets and highways of the unincorporated areas of the County from one-half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset except that golf carts equipped with at least one operating headlight having at least a 55 watt.
As you can see the key question is whether the vehicle is. Go-karts can qualify as Low-Speed Vehicles LSVs in Alabama and are therefore only allowed to be driven in daylight hours. For LSVs yes.
However you must be 16 or older to cross a highway unless accompanied by an adult. Throughout the State for the use of golf carts on public streets. LSV golf carts can be driven on streets with posted speed limits of 25 mph or less.
Golf carts can now travel on public roads up to one mile under certain limited conditions and cross highways even if the carts are not being used for a game of golf. Because golf carts dont have the necessary safety features to make them street legal they cannot be driven on public roadways in Alabama. While they can go above 20 mph these vehicles are no different than automobiles when it comes to following the traffic rules and regulations.
Somers said his industry agrees that golf carts shouldnt be allowed to mix with traffic on roads with speed limits that exceed 25 mph. Local laws may exist which make golf carts street legal during certain hours on certain roads.