2006 Florida Statutes
Use of golf carts and utility vehicles by municipalities.
316.2126 Use of golf carts and utility vehicles by municipalities.--In addition to the powers granted by ss. 316.212 and 316.2125, municipalities are hereby authorized to utilize golf carts and utility vehicles, as defined in s. 320.01, upon any state, county, or municipal roads located within the corporate limits of such municipalities, subject to the following conditions:
(1) Golf carts and utility vehicles must comply with the operational and safety requirements in ss. 316.212 and 316.2125, and with any more restrictive ordinances enacted by the local governmental entity pursuant to s. 316.212(7), and shall only be operated by municipal employees for municipal purposes, including, but not limited to, police patrol, traffic enforcement, and inspection of public facilities.
(2) In addition to the safety equipment required in s. 316.212(5) and any more restrictive safety equipment required by the local governmental entity pursuant to s. 316.212(7), such golf carts and utility vehicles must be equipped with sufficient lighting and turn signal equipment.
(3) Golf carts and utility vehicles may only be operated on state roads that have a posted speed limit of 30 miles per hour or less.
(4) A municipal employee operating a golf cart or utility vehicle pursuant to this section must possess a valid driver's license as required by s. 322.03
History.--s. 5, ch. 96-413; s. 90, ch. 99-13; s. 4, ch. 99-163; s. 169, ch. 99-248; s. 7, ch. 2005-164.