Golf carts are specialty vehicles designed for quickly crossing long spans of groomed landscape like the grassy environments created on golf courses. Golf carts tend to have open air seating, and their speed and range of travel is limited. Because golf carts are very similar in function and appearance to utility carts and passenger carts which can be driven on public roads, these two classes of vehicles are sometimes misinterpreted as the same class of vehicle.
There are a few important differences between golf carts and street legal vehicles.
Golf carts are:
As you can see, while a street legal vehicle may be capable of serving as a transport across a golf course, a golf cart is not properly equipped or capable of driving in environments off of a golf course. It’s still common to see golf carts used in other scenarios that aren’t golf courses, such as transportation around sporting events, theme parks, and campuses.
If you’re exploring golf carts for your business, event, project, or personal use, please contact us to discuss your options. We’ll advise of the best options for your use.