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HOW FAST CAN A GOLF CART LEGALLY GO IN THE VILLAGES?

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There are two answers to this question and it depends upon what type of “golf cart” you are driving. The term “golf cart” is used generically by the public, but under Florida law there are 2 separate categories of golf carts. First there are those carts which are designed primarily for use on a… Read More »

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Can You Pursue Compensation Against a Golf Cart Manufacturer in Florida?

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Many golf cart accidents are caused by driver negligence, but accidents may also be caused by product defects. It’s no secret that golf carts in Florida are regularly recalled due to a wide range of manufacturing or design issues. If you believe that your golf cart injuries were caused by one of these defects,… Read More »

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Are Golf Carts on the Streets of Lady Lake Legal?

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The Villages News printed a story on November 27, 2020 regarding public interest in getting the town of Lady Lake (which is very close to The Villages for those who are outside that geography) in allowing golf carts to travel on certain city roads in Lady Lake. That full story and comments thereafter can… Read More »

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Are Golf Cart Laws the Same as Automobile Laws in Florida?

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No. There are clear differences between the laws in Florida that apply to golf cart injury accidents versus those that apply to automobile accidents. Our firm has handled golf cart cases for 25 years. Golf cart law is different from the law applied to automobiles. For example, the question of whether No Fault insurance… Read More »

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Do I Need a Driver’s License to Drive a Golf Cart in Florida?

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For a golf cart the answer is NO, you do not need a driver’s license to drive a golf cart in Florida. But note, this is for golf carts, not golf cars. Golf cars are also known as low-speed vehicles, or “LSVs” under Florida law. For a golf car, the answer is YES, you… Read More »

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How Fast Can a Golf Cart Legally Go in Florida?

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What Are the Legal Speed Limits for Golf Carts in Florida? The answer is 20 mph or 25 mph, depending on the type of golf cart. Florida Statute 320.01(22) states that a golf “cart” can legally travel at no more than 20 mph. These are the motorized or electric vehicles which do not necessarily… Read More »

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When and Where Can Golf Carts Be Operated Legally in Florida?

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If you spend any length of time in Florida, especially in or around popular retirement communities, you know that it can seem like golf carts are everywhere, all the time. However, the state and many local neighborhoods have several laws pertaining to when and where golf carts can be operated. Here’s what you need… Read More »

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