Safety Information

Stay Safe on Every Adventure

At E-Z-GO®, getting you safely to your destination is a top priority. Find safety information and notices regarding your E-Z-GO vehicle below.


General Safety Guidelines

Before operating any E‑Z‑GO vehicle, read all warning labels and the owner’s manual. Contact your local dealer or contact an E‑Z‑GO representative at 800-241-5855 for a replacement manual.

Driving Your E-Z-GO

  • Except where permitted by law, NEVER drive on public roads.
  • State law or local rules may require additional equipment before an E‑Z‑GO vehicle can be operated in your community.
  • Operators should have a valid driver’s license.
  • Do not operate any E‑Z‑GO vehicle unless all occupants are properly seated and holding on. Driver and passengers must keep entire body inside vehicle while moving.
  • Operate vehicles only from the driver’s seat.
  • Always drive slowly in congested areas, on wet or loose terrain, and when backing up.
  • Drive slowly when turning and avoid sudden stops.
  • Always drive straight up and down slopes.

Starting Your E-Z-GO

To safely start an E‑Z‑GO vehicle:

  1. Turn the key to “on.”
  2. Select “forward” or “reverse.”
  3. Release the parking brake.
  4. Slowly press the accelerator pedal to start cruising.

Stopping Your E-Z-GO

  • Do not coast, use brake when going down a slope.
  • Always fully engage parking brake when driving is finished and remove the key before leaving the vehicle.
  • Always bring vehicle to a complete stop before shifting the direction selector.

Maintaining Your E-Z-GO

  • Never alter an E‑Z‑GO vehicle to increase travel speeds above factory specifications.
  • Only authorized E‑Z‑GO dealers should alter the vehicle using approved parts. Alterations not approved or tested by E‑Z‑GO can create unsafe conditions and increase your chance of having an accident.
  • E‑Z‑GO vehicles require regularly scheduled maintenance. See your owner’s manual for maintenance details.
  • Only qualified professionals should service a vehicle.

General Dos and Don'ts

  • Never drive any E‑Z‑GO vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Never leave children unattended or allow children to play on the vehicle.
  • Never leave the key in the vehicle when parked.
  • Never carry more than two (2) occupants on each bench seat.
  • Do not exceed weight capacity stated in the E‑Z‑GO vehicle’s owner’s manual.
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Non-TSV Approved Lithium Battery Conversion

January 27, 2021 — We recognize that some of our E-Z-GO vehicles are being modified with non-OEM lithium battery systems not approved by Textron Specialized Vehicles. These modifications pose safety hazards to drivers and riders.

Read the Safety Notice (PDF)