What is the legal age to operate a golf cart in Corpus Christi, Tx. My 13 YO son was stopped and harrssed on aXXXXX near home. The officer said 16 is min age. I Called CCPD 4 times and only got machine, no call back. This happened in daylight, in a sub-divsion that is 35 MPH only. He used typical police tactics like repeatedly asking where I live, giving me the impression he was fishing to see if cart was stolen. If you can answer I will be very greatful. Thank you James McGee
State/Country relating to question: Texas
Calling Corpus Christi police. No answer, or return call.
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QUESTION: "What is the legal age to operate a golf cart in Corpus Christi, Tx."
ANSWER: The correct answer is 16 years of age as defined by the Texas Transportation Code. Here is how this works. Texas law defines golf carts as a "motor vehicle" within the purview of the statutes. In other words, attaining the required age, possessing a current and valid operator's permit or license, and all of the other usual responsibilities (not driving while intoxicated or impaired, etc.) apply to gold carts. They are treated just like a car or a truck for this purpose.
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