1. All electric cart operators must have a valid driver’s license.
2. Drivers shall operate carts in a safe manner and never exceed the speed limit which is typically 8 miles per hour (mph).
3. Pedestrians and bicycles shall have the right-of-way at all times.
4. Electric carts are not to be modified in any way that will affect capacity and safe operation of the vehicle.
5. Battery charging should occur in marked, designated areas that are well ventilated.
6. Carts should remain on studio or productioncontrolled property at all times and not on public streets unless the cart is street legal and licensed.
7. Whether on or off-lot, drivers of electric carts should obey all applicable vehicular traffic signs and regulations at all times including the following:
- Stop at posted intersections and blind corners.
- Do not pass moving vehicles.
- Avoid quick or sudden stops and turns at fast speeds.
- Use seat belts when provided in the cart.
8. Drivers and riders should not place any parts of their bodies outside the cart.
9. Never park the electric cart in a fire lane, aisle or doorway or block material or equipment to which someone else may need access.
10. The number of persons in the cart may not exceed the number of seats or the manufacturer's recommended seating/weight capacity.
11. When transporting tools, equipment and materials, items may not extend beyond the perimeter of the bed or floor of the cart unless safely stored, cautiously driven and flagged appropriately.
12. Carts that are driven improperly can tip over and cause serious injury. Always drive under control and avoid sudden sharp turns. 3 wheeled electric carts are particularly subject to tip-overs and should be avoided.
13. Golf carts are for work related transportation only. Horseplay and careless operation such as towing bicycles is prohibited.
14. Always face the direction of travel when driving the cart.
15. When not in use, shut off the cart’s power, remove keys, set brakes and when applicable turn wheels to the curb.
16. Do not use a mobile phone or text / email when operating a cart.
17. Pay particular attention when driving a cart in basecamp and crew parking areas where obstacles including lift gates, stairs, equipment carts, pedestrians, vehicles, etc., are typically present.