Sec. 24-372.  Operation of golf car vehicles on streets and highways.


A golf car vehicle may be operated on streets and highways (excluding state highways) within the corporate limits of the city, in accordance with the following operating requirements:


(1)         Operation occurs only on streets with a speed limit of twenty-five miles per hour or less and on the following residential one-way streets:


Street From To
3rd Street Madison Ave. Omaha Ave.
4th Street Omaha Ave. Madison Ave.
5th Street Madison Ave. Omaha Ave.
6th Street Omaha Ave. Madison Ave.


(2)         Operation occurs only between the hours of sunrise and sunset.


(3)         The headlight and taillight of the golf car vehicle shall be on.


(4)         The total number of persons on the golf car vehicle, including the operator and all passengers, shall not exceed the seating capacity as designed by the manufacturer of the golf car vehicle.


(5)         The golf car vehicle shall have a registration plate with validation decal issued by the police division as set forth in Section 24-375 of this Code.


(6)         Any person operating a golf car vehicle as authorized in this section:


a.        Shall not operate such vehicle at a speed in excess of twenty miles per hour (20 mph) and shall observe posted speed limits if lower than twenty miles per hour;


b.        Shall have a valid Class O operator’s license as provided for in Section 60-6,381 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes;


c.        Shall be eighteen (18) years of age or older;


d.        Shall obey all applicable state and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations;


e.        Shall properly utilize seatbelts and all provided safety equipment in the golf car vehicle;


f.         Shall have liability insurance coverage for the golf car vehicle while operating the golf car vehicle on a street or highway in the following amounts, exclusive of interest and costs:
1)      Twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for bodily injury to or death of one person in any one accident, subject to such limit for one person;
2)      Fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for bodily injury to or death of two or more persons in any one accident; and
3)      Twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for injury to or destruction of property of others in any one accident;


g.      Shall provide proof of insurance coverage to any peace officer requesting such proof within five (5) days of such request.


             Ord. No. 5821, § 1, 3-20-2023; Ord. No. 5835, § 1, 6-5-23;