Golf Cart Seat Belts

Golf cart seat belts are an important safety feature, especially if you have small children riding with you.

Protect Your Passengers

For those who use their golf carts for getting around an important golf cart accessory is a seat belt. Here are the features you need to consider:

1. Retractable or non-retractable

golf cart seat belts

2. A lift lever or a bush button style to release the belt.

3. The seat belt length.

The most common sizes are belt lengths that can adjust to a maximum of 60, 74, 90 or 110 inches.

4. The seat belt color.

Believe it or not you can get your seat belt in a wide variety of colors - not just black.

Golf car seat belts are universal - meaning they should fit almost any make or model golf cart. If you are installing them for the first time be sure you purchase the seat belt kit that includes the bolts. My favorite golf cart store is Buggies Unlimited. Check out their seat belts and seat belt kits here:

Street Legal Golf Carts

golf cart seat belts

If your golf cart is going to be used as a street legal golf cart, seat belts are required for every seat.

Seat belts can be easily added to the front or rear seats. You will need to purchase seat belt installation brackets.

The first accessory our daughter bought for her golf cart was two rear seat seat belts. Our grandkids are always wearing seat belts when they ride on the paths.

Golf Cart Injuries

Did you know that there are around 15,000 injuries to golf cart riders in the US each year that require an ER visit? One of the main causes of injury is passengers being ejected from the golf cart and sustaining a head injury. Many of these injuries involve young children.

golf cart seat belts

A fast moving golf cart that suddenly makes a left turn forces the passenger to shift right and can then lead to a fall out of the cart.

Because of the speed of the ejection, passengers who land on their head experience head trauma. There are many reports of children who have died from just such a scenario. Seat belts help protect passengers sitting in the back and the front from being ejected.

Golf cart safety is important when you live and do most of your traveling on the city golf cart paths.

Here in Peachtree City there is a lot of golf cart traffic on weekends and before and after school. Many of the paths are bumpy and curvy. Always buckle kids in - especially if they are sitting in the back seat.

It is important to drive with caution and to stay on your side of the road. Be very cautious and careful on curves when you can't see an oncoming cart, biker or pedestrian.

I bought my seat belt kit on line and installed them on my 2006 Club Car - I got the retractable belts that included the bracket. Go here to get yours:

Universal Golf Cart Retractable Seat belt Kit for 4 seat cart

Go from Golf Cart Seat Belts to Golf Cart Seats

Return to Golf Carts Etc. Home

golf cart news

If you are interested in the free Golf Carts Etc. Newsletter you will find information and updates on:

√ Golf Cart Accessories and Products

√ Golf Cart Repair FAQ

√ Golf Cart and Battery Maintenance

√ Electric Golf Cart Reviews

√ Golf Cart Parts

√ Golf Cart Tires

√ Golf GPS Reviews

.... and more. Your e-mail information will never be shared with anyone else. Simply sign up here:

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Golf Carts Etc. E-Zine.
Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Golf Carts Etc. E-Zine.
Golf Cart Enclosure





Plews Auto Shut Off Battery Filler



Chrome Golf Cart Wheel Covers



Mossy Oak Golf Cart Skins


Golf Cart Cover



Golf Bag Rack




Digital Tire Pressure Gauge



Golf Cart Steering Wheels