New SC law allows golf carts to travel 4 miles from home

Friday, June 8, 2012 9:28 AM
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COLUMBIA — People with golf carts may drive that farther on streets and roads in South Carolina starting this fall.

Gov. Nikki Haley has signed the law allowing golf carts to be driven 4 miles from their owner’s homes on roads. Now they can only drive 2 miles.

The new law takes effect Oct. 1.

Drivers must be 16 years old and golf carts are allowed only on roads where the speed limit is 35 mph or less.

Golf carts are not allowed on the road at night.

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David Parker
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David Parker 06/08/12 - 08:52 am
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I --- can't --- drive.....

I --- can't --- drive..... THIRTY FIVE YEA!!!

my.voice
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my.voice 06/08/12 - 10:05 am
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Are there not more pressing

Are there not more pressing pieces of legislation that should take precedence above a golf cart law? Can the sponsor of this legislation be identified? I would like to see if I have the opportunity to vote against them next go-round.

And who doesn't live on a road within four miles of another road with speed limit higher than 35 four miles from their home? If they do, they probably ride a tractor or a four wheeler or a horse.

@David Parker - GOOD ONE!

Newsflash
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Newsflash 06/08/12 - 10:15 am
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In other news.........

In other news......... Resteasy Coffin Company announces new golf cart shaped coffin. Now occupant and cart can spend eternity together when the unthinkable happens. Train horn,crash,ambulance,coroner and finally....Resteasy.

Will
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Will 06/08/12 - 01:29 pm
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Not if it's a...
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Club Car. Bwaha ha hahahahhah!

bdouglas
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bdouglas 06/08/12 - 01:47 pm
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Does it really matter what

Does it really matter what the law is? There are kids as young as probably 6 or 7 driving them in my neighborhood all the time, and not a single one 16 or older. Nobody ever enforces it, so law or not doesn't seem to make a difference.

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