Carolina Beach approves new golf cart ordinance

Carolina Beach approves new golf cart ordinance

first_img Other rules include: Vehicles must have liability insuranceOperators must be at least 16 and have a valid driver’s licenseVehicles must not have more than allowed number of passengersAll passengers must be wearing NCDOT approved seat beltsVehicles must have fixed mirrors, head lights, tail lights and turn signals.All vehicles must be registered with the townNew rules take affect with new registrationNo one is allowed to stand in cart while in operationMust follow all applicable state and local laws, regulations and ordinances, including but not limited to those banning the possession and use of alcoholic beverages and other illegal drugsOpen containers of alcohol are prohibited on public roadsThe new rules start on January 1, 2018. The carts need to be in compliance when the owner registers the cart for a town permit.The full Golf Cart Ordinance is available here:  Agenda Item – Golf Cart Ordinance Amendment CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Carolina Beach town council approved an ordinance changing the rules for golf carts and low speed vehicles.After a period of public input, council members agreed vehicles are only allowed on streets posted 35 miles per hour or less, but you are allowed to cross roads with higher limits at intersections.- Advertisement – last_img

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