2020 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 15 - Special Vehicles
Section 1510 - Golf carts -- Operation on highways -- Registration, licensing requirements, titling, and taxes.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-1510 (2020)
Effective 5/12/2020
41-6a-1510. Golf carts -- Operation on highways -- Registration, licensing requirements, titling, and taxes.
  • (1)
    • (a) In accordance with this section and Section 10-8-30, a municipality may, by ordinance, allow a person to operate a golf cart on specified highways under the jurisdiction of the municipality.
    • (b) A person may not operate a golf cart on a highway unless authorized by the municipality in which the highway is located.
    • (c) If a municipality allows the operation of a golf cart on a highway in the municipality's jurisdiction, the municipality shall provide sufficient parameters regarding the operation of a golf cart on a highway to ensure public safety, including specifying:
      • (i) on which highways a person may operate a golf cart;
      • (ii) who may operate a golf cart on a highway; and
      • (iii) hours during which a golf cart may operate on a highway.
  • (2) Subject to Subsection (4), a person operating a golf cart has all the rights and is subject to the provisions of this chapter applicable to the operator of any other vehicle.
  • (3) A golf cart is exempt from the requirements of:
    • (a) titling, odometer statement, vehicle identification, license plates, and registration under Title 41, Chapter 1a, Motor Vehicle Act;
    • (b) the county motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance programs under Section 41-6a-1642;
    • (c) motor vehicle insurance under Title 41, Chapter 12a, Financial Responsibility of Motor Vehicle Owners and Operators Act;
    • (d) driver licensing under Title 53, Chapter 3, Uniform Driver License Act; and
    • (e) the uniform statewide fee described in Section 59-2-405.2.
  • (4) Except as described in Subsections 41-6a-526(2) and (3), a golf cart shall comply with the same requirements as a bicycle for traffic rules under Title 41, Chapter 6a, Traffic Code.


Enacted by Chapter 84, 2020 General Session
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