Your question: Are golf carts allowed on Hilton Head Island?

Can you drive a golf cart around Hilton Head Island?

Golf carts must be driven on roads with a speed limit of 35mph or less. Golf carts may cross roads with a higher speed limit at intersections only. Golf carts are NOT allowed on beaches or bike pathways. Golf carts must remain within 4 miles of the Wheelz facility.

Are golf carts street legal in Hilton Head?

Wheelz of Hilton Head, which opened as a bike rental shop at 1 Executive Park Road, off Pope Avenue, in September, now has four-seat and six-seat golf carts available for rent. The bright red Club Car golf carts are street-legal in areas where the speed limit is 35 mph or less.

Can golf carts be used for beach?

Most golf carts can be driven through the sand. They can be used on the beach as well as on the sand areas of the golf course. Some golf carts, however, do not have the proper types of wheels to drive on the sand.

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How old do you have to be to drive a golf cart in Hilton Head?

To drive a golf cart, a person must be at least 16 years old and possess a valid driver’s license as well as proof of liability insurance.

Are scooters allowed on Hilton Head Island?

Staff recommends that motorized scooters be expressly prohibited for use on public roads, pathways and rights-of-way within the Town of Hilton Head Island.

What kind of golf cart is best for the beach?

We Recommend a Gas Golf Car

Your golf car needs a strong motor if you want it to plow easily through sand, because sand does not allow your golf car to take advantage of the momentum. Most people who drive through sand will find that they need at least a 48-volt golf car.

Are golf carts allowed in the Outer Banks?

Many OBX communities allow standard golf carts in housing subdivisions (for use to getting to/from the beach, ONLY). Standard golf carts are NOT legal on NC12, Hwy 158 or other main roads. A standard golf cart is not street legal (in most places), and can be ticketed by law enforcement if used on a public road.

What is the sand on golf carts for?

The golf cart sand and seed bottle are filled with sand and grass seed. Most golfers take a divot. It just happens. The mixture in the bottle is used to cover or fill in the dirt area where there is no grass.

What makes a golf cart street legal in SC?

The golf cart 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 35 mph or less.

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Can you get a DUI on a golf cart in South Carolina?

Yes; it is illegal to drink alcohol on a golf cart. You can still be charged with DUI while operating a golf cart. And, if you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol while driving your golf cart and injure someone in a wreck, you can be arrested for felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury or death.

Do golf carts have to be registered in SC?

Yes. Golf carts must have a permit decal and proper registration issued from the Department of Motor Vehicles. Registration requires proof of ownership and liability insurance for the golf cart. The registration fee is $5.