GSC Golf Cart Guidelines Signature
The following guidelines have been developed for your safety and the safety of others while operating golf carts:
- Each operator of a cart should have a valid driver’s license. Do not allow minors to operate the golf cart under any circumstances.
- The number of passengers allowed on the cart should be restricted to the number of seats available on the cart. Most carts are designed for a driver and one passenger.
- Golf Carts may NOT be parked on or near soccer fields. All golf carts need to be parked away from games and walking traffic.
- The keys should always be removed, brakes set, and cart secured when it is unattended. Parking on inclines should be avoided whenever possible.
- The carts should not be operated by anyone while drinking an alcoholic beverage, and should never be operated by an intoxicated or medicated driver.
- The cart operator/owner releases GSC from any and all legal liability in any accidents resulting from Golf Carts. .
- The operator should always operate the cart in a defensive manner. The operator should never assume that he/she has the right of way. Pedestrians should be approached with caution and should be made aware of the operator’s presence – a horn or bell may be appropriate. The operator should be aware of and react properly to bicyclists and motor vehicles.
- The cart should not be operated on public roads. In the event that the golf cart must be operated on a public road for a short distance, all traffic signals and right of way rules should be obeyed.
- Equipment or supplies should not be carried unless secured properly to prevent objects from falling from the cart.
- Caution should be used when reversing. Operators should make sure that there are not persons or obstructions behind the golf cart.