Is It Safe to Drive Golf Carts on Arizona Roads?

A popular – and economical – mode of transportation for Arizona snowbirds is to travel around on a golf cart. With 18-inch wheels, two seats, and a top speed that barely hits 25 miles per hour, who can blame them? Especially as gas prices continue to soar. In 2018, there were 38,000 golf carts registered with the Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles, which does not represent those on private property. One could reasonably assume that number has gone up. Registered golf carts are allowed on roadways as long as certain conditions are met – in fact some golfing residential communities ev