With summer fast approaching the use of golf carts on the roads of Mount Pleasant increases greatly. To help keep everyone safe, the Mount Pleasant Police Department would like to remind everyone of the South Carolina laws governing golf cart use:
A person operating a golf cart must be at least sixteen years of age and have a valid driver’s license.
A golf cart may only be operated during daylight hours and must be within four miles of the address on the registration certificate.
The golf cart must have a registration certificate from the DMV and have liability insurance.
During daylight hours a permitted golf cart may operate along a secondary highway or street for which the posted speed limit is thirty-five miles an hour or less.
During daylight hours a permitted golf cart may be operated within four miles of a point of ingress and egress to a gated community and only on a secondary highway or street for which the posted speed limit is thirty-five miles an hour or less.
If you have any questions about the laws governing golf carts please contact Crime Prevention Officer Bryce Gregory at email@example.com.
You can also ask us questions via Twitter (@mountpleasantpd) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/mountpleasantpd).