City of La Porte makes golf carts street legal

LAPORTE, Ind. -- On Monday night, the Common Council passed an ordinance making golf carts street legal in the City of La Porte under specific provisions.

Golf cart rules include:

Drivers must be 16 and a half years of age

Drivers must abide by all state and local traffic laws

Carts must have brake lights

Tail lights, turn signals etc.

Carts cannot be driven on state highways including Lincolnway, Indiana Avenue, Pine Lakes Avenue, and Monroe Street

Carts are not to be driven or parked on public sidewalks or trails.

Provisions are to be enforced, any violators will be subject to a fine.

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