Golf Carts and Other Vehicles

  • Please DO NOT let your children drive your rental golf cart.
  • Don't mess with golf cart governors(see above picture)
  • Obey all traffic laws; golf carts are licensed motor vehicles and are subject to the same laws as your car.
  • DO NOT drink and drive.
  • No open containers of alcohol in any vehicle.
  • Yield the road to larger and faster moving vehicles.
  • DO NOT drive on the marked bike paths along the sides of the road.
  • Respect private property; island property is owned by residents.
  • Wear seat belts at all times.
  • Monitor children and use appropriate child restraint seats.
  •  Drivers must have a valid driver's license; children are not permitted to drive.
  • Motor vehicles need to have valid registration to operate on the road; new golf carts can be inspected by the Put-in-Bay Police Department, prior to the BMV issuing a license plate.
  • Read all rental contracts carefully.
  • What you might think is fun now, may be costly later


Miscellaneous

  • Never leave your drink unattended.
  • Do not take drinks from people you do not know.
  • Follow policies set by the ferries; violations may be subject to violations of federal law and subject to severe penalties.
  • You and your property may be subject to search prior to entry onto the ferries.
  • No open containers of alcohol are permitted on the ferries, the parks, the docks (except on docked boats) or any other public place outside of the bars.
  • No urinating or defecating in any public area other than in a restroom.
  • No sleeping in the park. If you miss the last ferry off the island, you may sleep in the Jet Express  Pavilion.
  • You must have valid state identification to enter the bars; the Put-in-Bay Police Department does not provide age confirmation for persons to enter bars.
  • Taxi cabs are available at a reasonable price.
  • Out-of-country boaters must register with INS via a videophone located at the Bathhouse near the downtown docks.
  • Drink RESPONSIBLY.
  • Use common sense, don't do something here that you would not do at home.