(HURON-KINLOSS) - On August 17, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m. South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers attended Victoria Road in Huron-Kinloss Township for a report of an injured male.
The injured male had been travelling as a passenger on a moving golf cart when he lost his footing and fell off the back. The male was transported to hospital and suffered serious injuries as a result of this incident.
The Ontario Provincial Police, South Bruce Detachment is reminding residents that golf carts are not considered Low Speed Vehicles (LSV) and are not permitted on our roadways.
New types of vehicles and devices arrive in the market place every day. The Ontario Provincial Police recognize the importance of these new market innovations as they expand mobility options for Ontarians and provide an environmentally friendly way to travel.
In Canada, all vehicles and transportation devices must be reviewed under both provincial and federal laws for safety.
Low Speed Vehicle's must have the following features:
Windshield defrosting & defogging system and
Occupant compartment doors
Turn signal lamps
A maximum speed capability
Bear a Vehicle Identification Number
Have seat belt assemblies present