STREET LEGAL GOLF CARTS (LSV)
Are you in the market for a streel legal golf cart? Do you already own a golf cart that you want to make street legal? Custom Carts is the one stop shop to help you find the street legal golf cart of your dreams. We have numerous street legal golf carts in stock. We can also make any golf cart you own or purchase into a street legal golf cart.
WHAT IS THE PROCESS?
As a Licensed Florida Auto Dealer, Custom Carts handles the street legal process from start to finish when you purchase a golf cart from us. We complete the necessary paperwork for you and provide a VIN, title & tag/registration at the end of your purchase. We are the ONLY golf cart dealer in Manatee & Sarasota County that can handle the title & registration process for you when you purchase a golf cart. This applies to ANY golf cart you purchase from us, whether it's new, used, utility or a rebuilt golf cart. This means that you don't have to have your golf cart inspected or complete any paperwork yourself! We can also convert any golf cart to a street legal golf by adding the necessary accessories!
WHAT IS A STREET LEGAL GOLF CART/LSV?
In Florida, a low speed vehicle (LSV) is a vehicle with a top speed greater than 20 MPH, but not greater than 25 MPH. LSVs must be registered, titled and insured with personal injury protection (PIP) and property damage liability (PDL) insurance. Any person operating an LSV must have a valid driver license. LSVs may only be operated on streets where the posted speed limit is 35 MPH or less.
WHAT IS REQUIRED TO MAKE A GOLF CART STREET LEGAL?
LSVs must be equipped with the following:
- Head, tail and brake lights
- Front and rear turn signals
- AS4 Windshield
- Windshield wiper
- Seat belts for each seat
- Exterior mirror mounted on driver's side AND either exterior mirror mounted on the passenger side OR interior mirror
- Parking brake
- Red reflex reflectors, one on each rear side and one on rear
- Electric horn
- Slow Moving Vehicle triangle
- Tag light
- Top speed greater than 20 mph, less than 25 mph
- Visible label that reads "This vehicle must not be operated on the public roads at a speed more than 25 miles per hour."
Custom Carts can easily install each of these items on your existing golf cart to make it a LSV or turn any golf cart you purchase from us into a LSV.
WHERE CAN I DRIVE MY STREET LEGAL GOLF CART?
Low Speed Vehicles may be operated only on streets where the posted speed limit is 35MPH or less. Also check with your county or municipality as they may have additional rules regarding LSVs. The sales reps at Custom Carts can easily help you with this information as they are all long-time Floridians with expertise in this area.
DO YOU SELL "STREET READY" GOLF CARTS?
Yes! We are a dealer for Evolution electric vehicles. Most of these golf carts come "street ready" and can be purchased with a street legal package. We can make any golf cart you purchase into a street legal golf cart easily!