Colo. Town Gives Green Light to Golf Carts on Roads

August 27, 2010

Erie, Colo., is the second community in Boulder County to allow people to drive golf carts on public streets.

The town trustees voted 4-3 to allow the electric vehicles on streets with posted speed limits of 25 mph. Drivers must also have driver’s licenses, be at least 21 and have liability insurance.

Lyons passed a similar ordinance last year. Erie residents say riding around town in the electric golf carts is more environmentally friendly than a car.

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  • August 30, 2010 at 12:58 pm
    Ritchie says:
    Having liability insurance and a license have nothing to do with the problem. Public streets were intended for legitimate motor vehicles that have safety devices (seatbelts/a... read more
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