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Golf Cart Law

​Golf Cart Law

Before you or someone you know takes a golf cart for a drive, be sure to follow the checklist below:

  • The golf car must be insured, permitted, and registered with SCDMV using the following link, http://scdmvonline.com/Vehicle-Owners/Types-Of-Vehicles/Golf-Cart.
  • The golf cart must remain within 4 miles of your home, where it is legal to drive.
  • The golf cart may be operated on roads with posted speeds of less than 35 mph only.
  • The golf cart may be operated during daylight hours only.
  • The driver must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver’s license.