Street Legal Golf Cart How To

How to make your golf cart street legal (in Michigan)

Here is the basic checklist from form TR-54


  • Headlights, one on each side, high and low beams.
  • Turn signals, front and rear.
  • Tail lights
  • License plate light
  • Brake lights

Interior Items

  • Horn
  • Bright light indicator
  • Windshield wiper
  • Windshield washer
  • Brakes
  • Parking brake
  • Safety belts

Windshield and Mirrors

  • Safety glass
  • Outside adjustable rear view mirror on drivers side


  • Bumpers
  • Tires with 2/32 inch tread, no exposed cord or tread separation.
  • Exhaust in good working order (not applicable to electric carts)
  • Differential gear

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