Exactly What Makes A Golf Cart Street Legal
A golf cart is a vehicle built to help golfers carry their stuff effectively as well as navigate the golf course with ease. However you may see some running already in the streets. Yes it is! “Street legal golf carts,” that is what they are called.
Basically street legal golf carts are the standard golf carts that are used not only in navigating the golf course but also used in going to another point in your city. These street legal golf carts can be used to go to places like camping grounds, beaches, subdivisions and anywhere else.
However you must first have it registered to your local traffic safety agency for it to be legally able to run in the streets.
A street legal golf cart standard design is usually a four to six seat machine that is equipped with safety features. What makes this great for short distance transportation with your family is that because it can run to up to only a maximum of 35 miles per hour.
Safety features present in street legal golf carts are head lights for illuminating passages as it travels in dark places or night time. Tail lights with reflectors to make it visible at night either while parking or while moving.
Stop lights are also installed to insure that vehicles following would notice that you applied brakes and prepares to stop at any given time when the lights turns on. Signal lights are another safety functions. It will help the vehicle behind or in front of you to know where you are turning.
Next items attached to it are side and center mirrors that provide visual contact either on the back side or at the center. Plus, just like any vehicles seat belts are also present. And it is fitted with warning features that will allow the driver to know that he must not exceed 20 miles per hour when navigating residential areas.
Generally these street legal golf carts are great to use if you are traveling short distances; not only that they are cheap but can also help save the environment with the new upcoming electric models.
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