Did you know?: Basic Golf Carts are allowed in the City of South Haven between April 15th and October 15th! LSVs are allowed year round! Rent your golf cart or low speed vehicle (LSV) from GoJoe Rentals. We have 4-seat, 6-seat, and 8-seat options for a fun way to get around town during your South Haven vacation.
The statute has restrictions on the operation of Basic Golf Carts & LSVs within a city including the following:
- Operators must be at least 25 years of age to sign rental agreement and 21 years old to drive with a valid driver’s license.
- Operators must comply with signal requirements set forth in MCL 257.648 (i.e. using hand signals to signal a turn, etc.)
- Basic Golf Carts must be driven as close to the right side of the roadway as practicable, with a maximum speed limit of 15 mph and cannot operate on any road with a speed limit greater than 30 mph.
- LSVs must be driven as close to the right side of the roadway as practicable with a maximum speed of 25 mph and cannot operate on any road with a speed limit greater than 35mph.
- Golf Carts or LSVs may not be operated ½ hour before sunset to ½ hour after sunrise.
- Golf carts may not be operated on pedestrian sidewalks or on state line trunk highways except to cross. Refer to operating map for details, or confirm with us first.
What is an LSV?
A Low-Speed Vehicle (LSV) is a street-legal, four-wheeled electric vehicle with a top speed of 25 mph.