The operation of golf carts in the city of Frisco is regulated by the Texas Transportation Code and City Ordinance. In addition to those regulations, an operator of a golf cart must obey the same traffic laws as required of other passenger vehicles.
What is considered a golf cart?
By definition, a golf cart is a motor vehicle designed by the manufacturer primarily for use on a golf course. The term does not include ATVs, RTVs, UTVs, or any other gas- or electric-powered vehicle not manufactured primarily for use on a golf course.
What is required of a person operating a golf cart in Frisco?
A person operating a golf cart:
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must maintain current financial responsibility (e.g. insurance), as required of other passenger vehicles. (City Ordinance)
What are the regulations related to operating a golf cart in Frisco?
A person may operate a golf cart:
To and from a golf course during the daytime provided that the course is not more than five miles from the location where the golf cart is usually parked;
In a planned master community;
On a public street with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less;
To cross a street at an intersection, including an intersection with a street that has a posted speed limit of more than 35 miles per hour.
While the golf cart is in motion, the driver and every passenger in a golf cart must be seated in a seat designed to hold passengers. No person may stand or ride in the lap of the driver and/or other passenger of a golf cart while it is moving.
What equipment is required on a golf cart operated within Frisco?