Golf Skate Caddy™ Queensland
Registration Requirements

Queensland Roads Golf Skate Caddy Golf Buggy Exemption Policy

 

Your Golf Skate Caddy as per Department of Transport & main Roads DOES NOT require conditional registration as per the above policy and ruling. This means you can cross an intersecting road through a golf course it does not allow you to travel on the road. 

 

The Golf Skate Caddy also falls into another category as a Personal Mobility Device or PMD which has the same rules as a segway. This means you can ride it on the pathway, however you need to take into account a couple of items

  1. You will need to ensure you fit a bicycle bell to the GSC™
  2. You will need to fit red reflectors to the rear of the GSC™ (get the rectangle red ones as they are easy to stick in position)
  3. You will need to wera a bicle helmet
  4. you must limit the speed to 12km/h or less

 

Here are the Department of Transport & Main Roads rules on a PMD which the GSC™ falls exactly into this category

In Queensland, a personal mobility device can be used on road-related areas such as paths and nature strips. 

To use a personal mobility device in Queensland, it must: 

The YES indicates that we Golf Skate Caddy™ has met these requirements

  • be designed for use by a single person only YES
  • be self-balancing while in use  YES
  • be powered by an electric motor YES
  • have 2-wheels that operate on a single axis YES
  • have a control to limit speed to 12km/h or less YES
  • have a maximum speed of 20km/h YES
  • have a maximum width of 850mm YES
  • have a maximum weight of 60kg—when not carrying a person or load. YES

Rules for personal mobility devices operators 

Children under 12 must not use a personal mobility device.

When you’re using one, you must:

  • be supervised by an adult if you’re 12-15 
  • wear an approved bicycle helmet that is securely fitted (see helmet exemptions)
  • keep left on paths 
  • give way to pedestrians on paths 
  • keep left of oncoming bicycles and other personal mobility devices on paths 
  • have a working warning device, such as a bell or horn 
  • have a working flashing or steady white light on the front, and a red light and reflector at the rear when travelling at night or in hazardous conditions.

 

You are allowed to stay on your personal mobility device to cross a road at a designated crossing. 

 

When you’re operating a personal mobility device, you must not:

  • travel faster than 12km/h 
  • travel along a road unless it’s impractical not to, or if there’s an obstruction on the path or nature strip—in these cases you’re allowed to travel up to 50m on the road 
  • carry any passengers 
  • use a hand-held mobile phone 
  • drink or be under the influence of alcohol 
  • travel past a personal mobility devices prohibited sign—your local council or land owners may prohibit personal mobility devices in areas like malls, esplanades or jetties. 

Helmet exemptions

You are exempt from wearing a helmet on a personal mobility device if you’re:

  • carrying a doctor's certificate stating you can't wear a helmet due to a medical reason or physical characteristic
  • a member of a religious group and are wearing a headdress customarily worn by your group—making it impractical to wear a helmet.
 
Licence
Last updated
 
29 April 2015

 


Personal mobility devices prohibited sign

Personal mobility device prohibited sign


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