Village of Hinckley

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Golf Carts

In 2016, the Village of Hinckley approved an ordinance allowing golf carts on village streets. 

The requirements are as follows:

  • Proof of current Insurance: Driver must carry proof of insurance with the vehicle.
  • Driver's License: Driver must have a current valid government issued driver's license
  • Age Requirement: Driver must be over the age of eighteen (18).

Required Equipment: Golf carts must be equipped as follows:

  • Seatbelts
  • Windshield
  • Turn Signals
  • Rearview Mirror 
  • Red reflectorized warning devices
  • A slow-moving emblem or triangular orange flag at the top of a six-foot pole on rear
  • A headlight that emits a white light visible from a distance of five hundred (500) feet from the front
  • Tail lamp that emits a red light visible from at least 100 feet from the rear and brake lights

For more information on these ordinances view our Village Code to read the official ordinance. If your golf cart is in compliance, stop in at the Village Hall to get a registration form.