Town of Erie ordinance 6-11-14 allows residents to operate a Golf Car on certain streets throughout town as long as such operation meets the following requirements:
Everyone operating a Golf Car shall be subject to all traffic laws.
Drivers must have a valid driver's license and be 21 years of age or older
Operation of Golf Cars is restricted to streets which have a speed of 25 mph or less and Mountain View Blvd.
- Golf cars are NOT permitted on Town of Erie trails.
- The number of people allowed in a golf car is limited to the number of seats available and shall not be more than 4 people.
Child restraints must be used for children riding in the Golf Car in accordance with state statutes just as if they were riding in a car.
Operators of a Golf Car must have liability insurance.
Every Golf Car shall be equipped, at a minimum, with the following equipment:
front and rear turn signal lamps
rear tail lamps and stop lamps
rear view mirror or mirrors
seat belts for each occupant
two rear reflectors as either part of the tail lamps or separately
a slow moving vehicle sign - as provided for by State law - shall be attached on the rear of the Golf Car
Residents who have any further questions about Golf Car operations in Erie, may visit the FAQ page or contact the Erie Police Department at 303-926-2800.
ERIE POLICE DEPARTMENT
1000 Telleen Avenue | P.O. Box 510
Erie, CO 80516
www.erieco.gov/police | 303-926-2800