Category: Golf cart

GOLF CARTS 2 WALMART – GC2W – Sun City Center – Hillsborough County

TAMPA – In the neighborhood of Sun City Center, the golf cart is king. Every day hundreds of residents use golf carts on the streets in this south Hillsborough County community. Hillsborough County commissioners are considering building a cart path across a field from East Del Webb Boulevard to a signalized crossing at U.S. 301…

INDIAN ROCKS BEACH GOLF CART ACCIDENT – Pinellas County Florida

PINELLAS COUNTY – The Indian Rocks Beach City Commission voted to make golf carts street legal on most of its roadways. If you’ve never been there, Indian Rocks is a quaint little beach town dotted with cottages along a white sandy beach. Many residents get around on foot or by bike, visiting the local art…

LAKEWOOD RANCH ♦ GOLF CART ACCIDENTS ♦ Master-planned GOLF COMMUNITY in MANATEE COUNTY

MANATEE COUNTY – The 7000 acre master-planned, Lakewood Ranch Golf Community is reminding residents of the rules and regulations for golf carts. FLORIDA LAW: prohibits carts to be driven on the sidewalks; requires all drivers to have a valid driver’s license and obey the traffic laws when operating a cart; only allows carts with headlights,…

GOLF CART ACCIDENT ♦ passenger in golf cart dies after cart hit by van ♦ Florida

According to Florida Highway Patrol troopers said, a Florida man died from injuries he received when the golf cart he was riding in was struck by a van. Two men were in a golf cart when they were struck from behind by a Ford van with four occupants. The violent impact pushed the golf cart…

GOLF CARTS ON CITY STREETS ♦ ARE THEY INSURED? ♦ ARE THE COVERED? ♦ PUBLIC ROADS ♦ LOCAL POLICE ♦ PROOF of INSURANCE REQUIRED

Many golf cart owners mistakenly believe their homeowners insurance, covers them for liability in event of any accidental occurrence with their golf cart. THIS IS NOT ALWAYS TRUE!! Many homeowners polices only cover golf carts for liability purposes, “as long as they are used for golfing purposes.” Should you use your golf cart for any…

Elderly woman injured in Sun City Center golf cart accident • SUN CITY CENTER • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office investigating

SUN CITY CENTER – A recent golf cart accident in a Publix Super Market parking lot put an 82-year-old woman in the hospital with a leg injury, deputies say. The 82-year old woman had just parked her cart and was walking into the grocery store at 4860 Sun City Center Blvd., when a 76-year-old’s golf…

Lowspeed vehicles • Golf cart • Accident • Parking lot • Golf community • Sun City • Hillsborough County • Mainlands • Pinellas County • Pinellas Park

According to a recent article published by the INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY, in 1998 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) established a limited set of safety standards for low-speed vehicles (LSVs) intended to apply to vehicles used “to make short trips for shopping, social, and recreational purposes primarily within retirement or other planned…

GOLF CART CRASH • ACCIDENT with motor vehicle • SERIOUS INJURIES • no insurance • WalMart PARKING LOT • Freedom Park • Pinellas Park • Mainlands •

PINELLAS COUNTY – The City of Pinellas Park is considering allowing golf carts to be legal transportation on some Pinellas Park streets if a new ordinance is passed by the city council. Pinellas Park leaders have drafted an ordinance to turn Mainlands Boulevard, 40th Street and 102nd Avenue into golf cart-friendly streets. Some area residents…

GOLF CARTS & LOW SPEED VEHICLES (LSV)

GENERAL INFORMATION If the operator of a golf cart of LSV were to commit a traffic infraction like running a stop sign, crossing over two lanes of traffic to make a left turn, speed greater than 20 mph (golf cart) 25 mph (LSV), the operator could be issued a traffic citation. Remember, golf carts and…