MUNDAY – Recent changes in Texas law now allows golf carts and most off-highway vehicles to be operated on roadways only under certain conditions. The Munday Police Department, with the support of the City Council, will strictly enforce the updated restrictions.
The requirements of the updated law were outlined in a release from the police department. The vehicles must display a license plate to operate on a roadway. The fee for the plate is $10 and does not expire. The plate must be obtained from the tax office in Benjamin, not at city hall. A slow-moving vehicle emblem must be displayed, and all traffic laws pertaining to operation of regular motor vehicles apply.
An operator of a golf cart or off-road vehicle must possess a valid driver’s license (or learner’s permit with adult present) to operate these vehicles on a public road, and Police Chief Chris Mendoza said this will be strictly enforced.
Mendoza stated, “It’s a matter of safety. The law will be applied equally to ALL drivers of golf carts and ATVs driven in the city. Tickets WILL be issued.”
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