ROVs and Golf Carts on Bolivar beaches
of 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 across.
You can only operate a golf cart between sunrise and sunset.
You must have a Slow Moving Vehicle Triangle on the rear of the golf
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 vehicle".
A golf cart must have a Bolivar Beach Parking Sticker to park on the
If the golf cart is equipped with safety belts, they must be worn.
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