and Golf Carts on Bolivar beaches
a Golf Cart
A golf cart is a motor vehicle. All rules that apply to
a car or truck also apply to golf carts, including
traffic laws. All rules apply on the beach also.
You must have a valid driver’s license to operate a golf
You may only operate a golf cart on a roadway (including
ditches) that has a speed limit of not more than 35 mph.
YOU CANNOT OPERATE ON A HIGHWAY. You may cross the
highway at a traffic control device but only go straight
You must have a Slow Moving Vehicle Triangle on the rear
of the golf cart.
Neither the driver nor passenger of a golf cart may have
an open container of alcohol, even if it is not moving.
If an unlicensed driver is operating a golf cart, the
parent or person in charge of the cart may be charged
with “allowing an unlicensed driver to operate a motor
A golf cart must have a Bolivar Beach Parking Sticker to
park on the beach.
If the golf cart is equipped with safety belts, they
must be worn.
the operation of ATV / ROV
An ATV, sometimes called "three-wheeler" or
"four-wheeler", is a motor vehicle, equipped with
a saddle seat, designed to propel itself with three or
four wheels on the ground and manufactured for
off-highway use. An ROV, sometimes referred to as a
"mule", is the same as an ATV except that it is equipped
with a non-saddle (bench or bucket) seats.