Golf Carts & Utility Terrain Vehicles

Golf Carts & Utility Terrain Vehicles
In 2011, the Village of Maple Park approved an ordinance allowing golf carts and utility terrain vehicles on village streets.

The requirements are as follows:

  • Proof of Current Insurance:  Driver must carry proof of insurance with the vehicle.
  • Driver’s License:  Driver must have a current valid government issued driver’s license.
  • Age requirement:  Drive must be of the age of eighteen (18).
  • Required Equipment:  Golf carts and utility terrain vehicles must be equipped as follows:
  1.  Brakes and brake lights;
  2. A steering wheel apparatus;Picture of a John Deere Gator
  3. Tires;
  4. Rearview mirror;
  5. Approve “slow moving vehicle” emblem on the rear of the vehicle;
  6. Headlight that emits a white light visible from a distance of three hundred feet (300″) to the front of which must be illuminated when in operation;
  7. Taillamp that emits a red light visible form a distance of at least one hundred feet (100′) from the rear which must be illuminated when in operation;
  8. Any additional requirement s which may be required by 625 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/11-1426.1, as amended.

Familiarize yourself with this code.  Chapter 11 Golf Carts and Utility Terrain Vehicles (0 downloads)

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