Do Traffic Laws Apply to Golf Carts?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jun 7, 2018 3:25:00 PM

Whether you already own a golf cart or you're thinking about picking one up before the start of summer, it's important to know what rules you'll have to follow while driving one.

Here are some common questions people have about which traffic laws also apply to golf cart drivers:

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Safety Tips

Do You Know Your Beachside Golf Cart Safety Rules?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Apr 12, 2018 4:31:20 PM

As the weather in South Carolina warms up, beaches like Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, and Mount Pleasant become prime areas to drive golf carts. The ability to easily maneuver through both vehicle and foot traffic, as well as park in small spaces, are attractive benefits of using golf carts as an alternative to full size vehicles.  While golf carts are an excellent option for getting around beachside areas, there are several laws and safety rules you need to be aware of  before you get started.

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Topics: Life in South Carolina, Safety Tips

Follow These Tips on Golf Cart Summer Maintenance And More!

Posted by Katherine Faulk on May 25, 2017 9:53:36 AM

We still have a little less than a month to go before it's officially summer, but let's face it — in South Carolina, the temperature starts to rise long before any kind of official summer start date! 

We recently posted a free checklist for golf cart spring maintenance, but there are a few tips to keep in mind for summer, too! Today we'll go over a few reminders on how to keep your golf cart in good shape this summer, whether you're out on the golf course, using it to get some work done, or even out fishing on those pristine sunny days up at Lake Keowee or down by the coast.

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Topics: Safety Tips

5 Safety Tips for DIY Golf Cart Owners

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Jan 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

One of the greatest things about owning a golf cart or ATV is the ability to really get in there and make it your own. While our own customization department is always happy to help you out with specially-made off-road tires, extra cargo space, coolers to keep your drinks cold, enclosures to keep you out of the elements, and many other special customized parts and accessories, we know that some of our customers just really love that do-it-yourself spirit.

Unfortunately, without taking a few precautions, trying to perform repairs or even golf cart customization on your own could lead to further issues or even injury. We've put together a few quick safety tips to help you DIYers out there fix up your golf cart in safety and style.

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Topics: Safety Tips

Golf Cart Safety Tips For Families

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jul 27, 2016 1:25:47 PM

Golf carts are some of the safest vehicles you'll ever operate, but that doesn't make them immune to safety concerns. At one point during 2015, Palmetto Health Children's Hospital saw four separate cases of children who were injured in golf cart accidents. If your family relies on a golf cart or ATV for heading out to play a few rounds, traveling around the neighborhood, or even heading out in the woods to hunt or fish, it's important to know these three essential rules for staying safe on your specialty vehicle:

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Topics: Safety Tips

3 Common Questions About Golf Carts, Answered!

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jul 7, 2016 9:45:12 AM

The purchase of a golf cart is an investment — in comfort, style, and substance. Whether you're picking up a Cushman cart to help you handle heavy lifting in the construction, hotel, or other professional industries, need a Bad Boy (or Bad Boy Off Road ATV!) to get you around the farm or the woods without trouble, or are interested in an E-Z-Go option for the golf course or around the neighborhood, it's important to make sure you're well-informed before you put any money down.

At Go With Garrett's Golf Cars and Specialty Vehicles, it's our mission not just to provide great sales, service, customization, and rental options here in South Carolina, but also to make sure our customers' questions are answered. This week, we've chosen three of the most common concerns we've heard from our customers to respond to.

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Topics: Safety Tips