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Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40

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Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-1-1

As used in this title, the term: (1) 'Alcohol concentration' means grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood or grams of alcohol per 210 ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-1-2

The Society of Automotive Engineers horsepower rating formula is adopted as the standard for determining the horsepower of passenger-carrying vehicles. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-1-3

It is unlawful for the owner or any other person employing or otherwise directing the driver of any vehicle to require or knowingly permit the operation of such ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-1-4

No person owning, operating, or using a motor vehicle in this state shall knowingly affix or attach to any part of such motor vehicle any sticker, decal, emblem, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-1-5

(a) As used in this Code section, the terms 'dealer,' 'distributor,' 'manufacturer,' and 'new motor vehicle' shall have the same meaning as set forth in Code Section 40-2-39. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-1-6

Uniformed law enforcement officers of an agency who are assigned routinely or primarily to traffic law enforcement or other traffic safety duties on the roadways or highways of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-1-7

Whenever pursuing a person in violation of a traffic related offense, a uniformed law enforcement officer who is assigned routinely or primarily to traffic law enforcement or other ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-1

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Cancellation of vehicle registration' means the annulment or termination by formal action of the department of a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-2

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-3

Any person who shall make any false statement in any application for the registration of any vehicle, or in transferring any certificate of registration, or in applying for ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-4

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to make, sell, or issue any license plate or revalidation decal. (b) Any person, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-5

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, it shall be unlawful: (1) To remove or transfer a license plate from the motor vehicle for which ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-6

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, any person who shall willfully mutilate, obliterate, deface, alter, change, or conceal any numeral, letter, character, county designation, or other marking ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-6.1

Any person who willfully covers any license plate with plastic, other material, or any part of his or her body in order to prevent or impede the ability ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-7

A person who removes a license plate from a vehicle or affixes to a vehicle a license plate not authorized by law for use on it, in either ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-8

(a) Any person owning or operating any vehicle described in Code Section 40-2-20 on any public highway or street without complying with that Code section shall be guilty ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-8.1

Notwithstanding Code Section 40-2-8 or any other provision of law, a person who operates a vehicle which is required to be registered in this state and which has ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-9

Any metal five-year special, distinctive, or prestige license plate, except those provided for in Code Section 40-2-61, Code Section 40-2-62, and Code Section 40-2-82 or as otherwise expressly ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-10

A vehicle registrant may voluntarily cancel the registration on a vehicle when such vehicle is not in use for any reason, including without limitation if the vehicle is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-20

(a)(1)(A) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, every owner of a motor vehicle, including a tractor or motorcycle, and every owner of a trailer ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-21

(a) As used in this chapter, the term: (.1) 'Initial registration period' means the 30 day period immediately following the date of purchase or other ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-22

License plates and revalidation decals shall be issued only upon applications made to the local tag agent. License plates and revalidation decals may be issued by the local ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-23

(a) The tax collectors of the various counties of this state and the tax commissioners of those counties in which the duties of the tax collector are performed ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-24

Each tag agent shall give bond conditioned as the commissioner may require, and in such amount as the commissioner may deem necessary and proper, not exceeding $250,000.00, to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-25

(a) The commissioner is authorized and directed to promulgate rules and regulations governing the processing by private persons, in any manner whatsoever, of applications for the registration of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-26

(a) All applicants to register a vehicle shall apply to the tag agent of the county wherein such vehicle is required to be returned for ad valorem taxation. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-27

(a) No application shall be accepted and no certificate of registration shall be issued to any motor vehicle which was not manufactured to comply with applicable federal emission ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-28

(a) Initial applications for registration shall contain such information of ownership as the commissioner shall deem proper, and no vehicle shall be registered unless the commissioner shall be ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-29

An application for registration shall be accompanied by check; cash; certified or cashier´s check; bank, postal, or express money order; or other similar bankable paper, for the amount ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-30

An applicant may purchase a vehicle license plate or revalidation decal by mail, by mailing a properly completed application form to the tag agent of the county of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-31

(a) If the applicant meets the requirements set forth in this chapter, the commissioner shall issue to the applicant a license plate bearing a distinctive number. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-32

(a) The commissioner shall design a special license plate to be issued commemorating a college or university, which license plate shall be similar in design to the license ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-32.1

(a) In the event the General Assembly enacts any law approving the sale of commemorative license plates recognizing Georgia organizations or institutions, including educational institutions, civic associations, and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-33

(a)(1) Upon compliance with the provisions of this chapter and the payment of the license fee required by law, the tag agent shall accept the application for registration ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-34

(a) All county tag agents accepting license applications shall endeavor to submit to the commissioner on at least a weekly basis reports of license applications handled and remit ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-35

The commissioner shall have in his possession on or before December 1 of each year, for distribution, the license plates and revalidation decals provided for in this chapter. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-36

(a) The commissioner shall furnish to each tag agent such number of motor vehicle license plates, revalidation decals, and decals as he may deem necessary for issuance by ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-37

(a) All vehicles of the type required to be registered by Code Section 40-2-20 owned by the State of Georgia or any municipality or other political subdivision of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-38

(a) Manufacturers, distributors, and dealers engaged in the manufacture, sale, or leasing of vehicles required to be registered under Code Section 40-2-20 shall register with the commissioner, making ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-39

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Dealer' means any person engaged in the business of selling or leasing or offering to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-40

(a) The owner of a vehicle required to be registered under Code Section 40-2-20 which was registered for the previous year, who has failed to comply with Code ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-41

Unless otherwise permitted under this chapter, every vehicle required to be registered under this chapter, which is in use upon the highways, shall at all times display the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-41.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'authentic historical Georgia license plate' means a license plate originally issued in the year 1970 or earlier and originally ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-42

(a) A license plate or revalidation decal, when issued, shall be transferred from one vehicle to another vehicle of the same class acquired by the same person as ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-43

(a) Upon an applicant´s compliance with all laws relevant to the registration of his vehicle, the appropriate licensing authority shall issue to such applicant a certificate of registration ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-44

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, the owner of a motor vehicle shall immediately report the theft, loss, or mutilation of a license ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-45

(a) No person shall transfer a license plate or decal from one vehicle to any other motor vehicle which is a 'salvage' or 'rebuilt' motor vehicle as provided ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-46

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-47

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter to the contrary, the owner of any trailer including any leased or rented trailer and including single pole and twin-beam ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-48

(a) To ensure that the spirit and legacy of the 1996 Paralympic Games are continued and to promote activities that financially benefit organizations in this state which support ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-49

(a) In order to promote and financially benefit the Nongame-Endangered Wildlife Program of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, there shall be issued beginning January 1, 1997, special ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-49.1

(a) In order to promote and financially provide for the restoration and enhancement of the bobwhite quail population by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, there shall be ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-49.2

(a) In order to promote and financially benefit the Roadside Enhancement and Beautification Fund established pursuant to Code Section 32-6-75.2, there shall be issued special and distinctive wildflower ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-49.3

(a) In order to promote and financially provide for dog and cat reproductive sterilization support programs and educational activities directly in support thereof, there shall be issued beginning ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-50

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Fleet' means 1,000 or more motor vehicles. (2) 'Fleet registration plan' means the method ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-51

(a)(1) A corporation or firm which has an established place of business in this state or which is controlled by a parent corporation which has an established place ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-52

(a) After receipt of a validated fleet enrollment form, the owner or operator of the enrolled fleet shall register and obtain licenses to operate the motor vehicles thereof ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-53

(a)(1) Upon submission by the applicant of a validated original fleet enrollment form and compliance with all applicable requirements for registration and licensing of motor vehicles, the county ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-54

(a) If a fleet registrant or the parent corporation or firm thereof has not had an established place of business in this state for a period of ten ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-55

An enrollment of a fleet in the fleet registration plan shall be terminated by the department in the event: (1) The department determines on the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-60

(a) Motor vehicle owners who are residents of Georgia, upon complying with the motor vehicle laws relating to registration and licensing of motor vehicles and, except as provided ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-60.1

(a) The General Assembly finds that during recent years prior to and including 2005 there have been proposed and enacted numerous laws providing for the issuance of special ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-61

The commissioner shall design and issue distinctive license plates to each United States Senator and Congressman elected from the State of Georgia, the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-62

The commissioner shall mail special and distinctive license plates printed for members of the General Assembly to the local tag agent in the counties wherein such members reside ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-63

The commissioner shall mail to the local tag agents special and distinctive license plates for the elected sheriffs in the counties of this state on or before the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-64

(a) Honorary consuls, upon application and compliance with the state motor vehicle laws relative to the registration and licensing of motor vehicles, payment of the regular license fees ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-64.1

(a) In accordance with the Taiwan Relations Act as provided for in Code Section 50-1-2, the commissioner shall design a distinctive Foreign Organization license plate. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-65

(a)(1) Motor vehicle owners who are assigned or attached members of troop program units of any branch of the active reserve components of the United States inside or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-66

(a)(1) Motor vehicle owners who are members of the Georgia National Guard, upon application for license plates and upon compliance with the state motor vehicle laws relating to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-67

(a) The state commanders of nationally chartered veterans´ organizations, upon application and compliance with the state motor vehicle laws relative to the registration and licensing of motor vehicles, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-68

(a) Motor vehicle owners who have been awarded the Medal of Honor and who are residents of this state, upon complying with the motor vehicle laws relating to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-69

(a) Any veteran who was discharged under honorable conditions and who served on active duty in the armed forces of the United States or on active duty in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-70

Any citizen and resident of the State of Georgia who has been discharged from the armed forces under conditions other than dishonorable, who is disabled to any degree ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-71

(a) The commissioner is directed to furnish the license plates provided for in Code Sections 40-2-69 and 40-2-70. Such plates shall be printed in three colors: red, white, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-72

Any person evading or violating any provision of Code Sections 40-2-69 through 40-2-71 or attempting to secure benefits under those Code sections to which he is not entitled ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-73

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'prisoners of war' means those veterans of the armed forces of the United States who were discharged under honorable ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-74

(a) Any owner of a private passenger motor vehicle who is a resident of Georgia, upon complying with the motor vehicle laws relating to registration, licensing, and payment ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-74.1

(a) Any person meeting the requirements for a disabled persońs license plate as provided for in Code Section 40-2-74 may obtain a special decal to be placed on ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-75

(a) Motor vehicle owners who are residents of the State of Georgia and who hold an unrevoked and unexpired official amateur radio station license issued by the Federal ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-76

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Alternative fuel' means methanol, denatured ethanol, and other alcohols; mixtures containing 85 percent or more ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-77

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'antique or hobby or special interest vehicle' means any motor vehicle which is over 25 years old or a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-78

(a) Any resident motor vehicle owners who are firefighters certified pursuant to Article 1 of Chapter 4 of Title 25 and who are members of fire departments certified ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-79

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-80

Except as otherwise provided by law, the commissioner shall provide by rules and regulations appropriate procedures whereby, upon the payment of the fee prescribed in Code Section 40-2-42 ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-81

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-82

The commissioner of public safety shall be issued distinctive license plates to be used on motor vehicles assigned to the Department of Public Safety and operated by troopers ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-83

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any resident person who is authorized to obtain a special or prestige license plate pursuant to this article may, upon complying ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-84

(a) Motor vehicle or motorcycle owners who are veterans of the armed forces of the United States who have been awarded the Purple Heart citation shall be eligible ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-85

(a) Motor vehicle owners who are veterans of the armed forces of the United States who survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-85.1

(a)(1) Motor vehicle owners who are retired veterans of the armed forces of the United States or persons who served during World War I, World War II, the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-85.2

(a) On and after January 1, 1999, motor vehicle owners who are United States armed forces veterans of the Chosin Reservoir Campaign of 1950 in North Korea shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.1

(a) The commissioner shall design a special license plate to be issued commemorating square and round dancers, which license plate shall be similar in design to the license ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.2

(a) Because the Shrine hospitals for children have done immeasurable good for the children of this state, it is appropriate and proper that, subject to the provisions of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.3

(a) Subject to subsection (d) of this Code section, motor vehicle owners who are residents of the State of Georgia, upon application therefor and upon full compliance with ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.4

(a) Subject to subsection (d) of this Code section, motor vehicle owners who are residents of the State of Georgia, upon application therefor and upon full compliance with ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.5

(a) In order to honor Georgia educators and financially benefit the Georgia Public School Personnel Indemnification Fund, there shall be issued beginning July 1, 2001, special license plates ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.6

(a) In order to promote and financially provide for conservation, restoration, and enhancement of trout populations and the habitats upon which they depend by the Wildlife Resources Division ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.7

(a) There shall be issued beginning in 2003 special license plates supporting the National Rifle Association. (b) License plates issued under this Code section shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.8

(a) Because breast cancer affects a number of Georgians and no cure has been found for such disease, it is appropriate that, subject to the provisions of this ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.9

(a) There shall be issued beginning in 2005 special and distinctive vehicle license plates supporting Rotary International, subject to the conditions set forth in this Code section. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.10

(a) Motor vehicle owners who are or formerly were police officers who were wounded in the line of duty as a police officer shall be eligible to receive ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.11

(a) There shall be issued beginning in 2006 special and distinctive vehicle license plates commemorating the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks for its contributions to Georgians through ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.12

(a) The commissioner, in cooperation with licensed emergency services personnel in Georgia, and in order to promote and honor these individuals, shall design a special license plate to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.13

(a) In order to promote and financially provide for historic preservation efforts in Georgia, there shall be issued beginning January 1, 2006, special license plates promoting such efforts. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.14

(a) There shall be issued beginning in 2006 special and distinctive vehicle license plates identifying licensed Georgia physicians, subject to the conditions set forth in this Code section. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.15

(a) In order to promote the Governoŕs Highway Safety Program, there shall be issued beginning January 1, 2006, special license plates bearing the NASCAR logo with a specific ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.16

(a) There shall be issued beginning in 2006 special and distinctive vehicle license plates honoring families with a member serving in the military, subject to the conditions set ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-86.17

(a) There shall be issued beginning in 2006 special and distinctive vehicle license plates identifying persons supporting Georgia troops subject to the conditions set forth in this Code ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-87

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Allocated vehicle' means a vehicle to which a particular jurisdictiońs basic registration plate or apportioned registration plate ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-88

(a) In addition to and regardless of the provisions of Article 3 of this chapter or any other provisions of law relating to the operation of motor vehicles ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-89

Any vehicle which is prohibited by any federal agency acting pursuant to federal law, rule, or regulation from being operated in interstate commerce shall not be eligible for ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-90

(a) For purposes of this Code section: (1) 'Nonresident' means any person who does not reside in the State of Georgia but who accepts employment ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-91

The commissioner is directed to negotiate with the proper authorities of adjoining states and consummate, as speedily as is practicable, reciprocal agreements, whereby residents of such states operating ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-92

Any and all reciprocal agreements entered into by the commissioner shall be subject to confirmation by Act or resolution of the General Assembly and shall not be of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-93

All reciprocal agreements entered into by the commissioner while the General Assembly is not in session shall be approved by the Governor. Such agreements shall be submitted by ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-94

The commissioner shall give proper publicity to the terms of every agreement entered into pursuant to Code Sections 40-2-91 through 40-2-93 and is authorized and empowered to promulgate ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-95

No reciprocal agreement shall be made or approved under Code Sections 40-2-91 through 40-2-93 which relate to motor vehicles operated for hire, nor shall Code Sections 40-2-91 through ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-110

As used in this article, the term 'motor truck' means any motor vehicle having a gross weight of 18,000 pounds or over which is designed and used for ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-111

In addition to any other provision of law relating to registration of motor vehicles or fees paid therefor, a person owning or operating a motor truck, as defined ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-112

In addition to the permit fee provided in Code Section 40-2-111, a person operating a motor truck on the highways of this state, which truck is registered in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-113

The commissioner shall collect the taxes and fees imposed by this article and he is authorized to make such rules and regulations and prescribe such forms as are ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-114

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person: (1) To operate a motor truck subject to this article upon any public highway in this state ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-130

(a) A record of certificates of registration shall be maintained by the commissioner or the commissioneŕs duly authorized county tag agent. All certificates of registration shall be issued: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-131

Except as provided in Code Section 40-2-33 and Code Section 40-2-88, the full amount of the fees collected under this chapter shall be turned over to the state ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-132

The commissioner, in his discretion, may destroy all motor vehicle records required to be maintained under this chapter, except those of the current year and the two years ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-133

It is the duty of every arresting officer, county, municipal, and state, to enforce this chapter. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-134

Certified law enforcement officers appointed by the commissioner are authorized to enforce the laws of this state relating to the licensing and registration of motor vehicles and are ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-135

(a) The commissioner shall revoke any regular, prestige, special, or distinctive license plate which the commissioner determines was issued in error and shall revoke the special and distinctive ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-136

(a) Upon any person´s second or subsequent conviction of violating Code Section 40-6-391 within five years, as measured from the dates of previous arrests for which convictions were ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-137

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Commercial vehicle policy' means a policy of motor vehicle liability insurance insuring a motor vehicle ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-150

As used in this article, the term: (.1) 'Agricultural field use vehicle' means a commercial truck designed specifically for field applications of fertilizers, poultry litter, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-151

(a) The annual fees for the licensing of the operation of vehicles shall be as follows for each vehicle registered: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-152

(a) Except as otherwise provided for in this Code section, the annual fee for all apportionable vehicles not operated as a common or contract carrier for hire in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-153

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-154

The commissioner may provide a different license plate for each different class of vehicles specified in this article and may distinguish the plate furnished to each class of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-155

The annual license and plate issued for the operation of a vehicle described in paragraph (3), (9), or (10) of subsection (a) of Code Section 40-2-151, except those ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-156

Any person registering any of the vehicles named in paragraph (3), (9), or (10) of subsection (a) of Code Section 40-2-151, except those named in divisions (a)(3)(A)(i), (a)(3)(A)(ii), ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-157

Any person initially registering under the International Registration Plan any of the vehicles named in subsection (a), (b), or (c) of Code Section 40-2-152 and whose next registration ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-158

For purposes of registration of any vehicle under subparagraph (c)(1)(A) of Code Section 40-2-88 only, registrants shall be assessed fees equivalent to one-twelfth of the annual fee otherwise ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-159

Each person subject to a license fee as provided in this article shall apply for and obtain the required license plate on or before the expiration of the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-160

(a) Each resident and nonresident person shall be liable for and shall pay the taxes and fees required by law for the operation of motor vehicles in this ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-161

If a vehicle described in this article is operated as a carrier of passengers, the rate of annual license fee shall be one-half of the amount specified in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-162

(a) The commissioner shall apportion the cost of the annual fees for the licensing of motor buses to motor common carriers of passengers for hire operating a fleet ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-163

A vehicle owner may voluntarily increase the allowable gross weight for which his vehicle is licensed by purchasing the appropriate weight license plate for his truck or tractor ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-164

The allowable maximum weight (license class) for which a truck or tractor is registered may be decreased only once a year, at the beginning of a new license ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-165

If upon inspection a truck licensed under Code Section 40-2-151 is found to weigh, together with its loaded trailer, more than is permitted by the license plate which ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-2-166

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to violate any provision of this article. (b) Any person who violates any provision of this article shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-1

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the 'Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-2

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Boat trailer' means any vehicle without motive power designed for carrying boats, either partially or wholly on ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-3

(a) The commissioner is responsible for the administration of this chapter and may employ such clerical assistants and agents as may be necessary from time to time to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-4

No certificate of title shall be obtained for: (1) A vehicle owned by the United States unless it is registered in this state; ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-5

(a) Duties of peace officers. A peace officer who learns of the theft of a vehicle not since recovered shall report the theft to the commissioner. A peace ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-6

(a) A person aggrieved by an act or omission to act of the department under this chapter is entitled, upon request, to a hearing. The commissioner shall establish ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-20

(a) Except as provided in Code Section 40-3-4, every owner of a vehicle which is required by law to be registered in this state and for which no ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-21

(a) The application for the first certificate of title of a vehicle in this state shall be made by the owner to the commissioner or the commissioneŕs duly ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-22

(a) The commissioner or the commissioner´s duly authorized county tag agent, upon receiving application for a first certificate of title, shall check the identifying number of the vehicle ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-23

(a) The commissioner or the commissioneŕs duly authorized county tag agent shall file each application received and, when satisfied as to its genuineness and regularity and that the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-24

(a) Each certificate of title issued by the commissioner or the commissioner´s duly authorized county tag agent shall contain: (1) The date issued; ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-25

In addition to the information required by Code Section 40-3-24, each certificate of title issued by the commissioner or the commissioner´s duly authorized county tag agent shall contain ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-26

(a)(1) The certificate of title shall be mailed or delivered to the holder of the first security interest or lien named in it. In the event there is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-27

(a) Whenever the certificate of title is in the possession of a security interest holder or lienholder as allowed by this chapter and some other person, including the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-28

If the commissioner or the commissioner´s duly authorized county tag agent is not satisfied as to the ownership of the vehicle or that there are no undisclosed security ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-29

(a) The commissioner or the commissioner´s duly authorized county tag agent shall refuse issuance of a certificate of title only if any required fee is not paid or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-30

(a) In addition to the reasons set forth in Code Section 40-3-29, no application shall be accepted and no certificate of title shall be issued to any motor ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-31

If a certificate of title is lost, stolen, mutilated, or destroyed or becomes illegible, the owner or the legal representative of the owner named in the certificate, as ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-32

(a) If an owner transfers his interest in a vehicle other than by the creation of a security interest, he shall, at the time of delivery of the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-32.1

In addition to any other requirements imposed by this chapter for the transfer of a certificate of title, the purchaser of a manufactured home shall submit an application ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-33

(a)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, a dealer who buys a vehicle and holds it for resale need not apply to the commissioner for ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-34

(a) If the interest of an owner in a vehicle passes to another other than by voluntary transfer, the transferee shall, except as provided in subsection (b) of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-35

(a) The commissioner or the commissioner´s duly authorized county tag agent, upon receipt of a properly assigned certificate of title, with an application for a new certificate of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-36

(a)(1) Any registered owner or authorized agent of a registered owner who in any manner sells or disposes of any motor vehicle as scrap metal or parts only ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-36.1

For any salvage motor vehicle which, after inspection, it is determined that repair to an operable condition does not require replacement of two or more major component parts ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-37

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Application for a certificate of title on a recovered stolen motor vehicle' means an application ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-38

(a) An application for a certificate of title shall be accompanied by the required fee when mailed or delivered to the commissioner or a designated agent. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-39

The commissioner is authorized to utilize the services of persons appointed as county tag agents under Code Section 40-2-23 and to allow such county tag agents to retain ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-40

(a) All county tag agents accepting and handling title applications shall endeavor to submit such applications and related sums of money to which the department is entitled to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-41

(a) The commissioner shall suspend or revoke a certificate of title, upon notice and reasonable opportunity to be heard in accordance with Code Section 40-3-6, when authorized by ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-42

In instances when an application for title is required to be submitted within a certain time period, proof of mailing within the designated period allowed for submission of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-43

(a) Any person, firm, or corporation which pays a total loss claim on a vehicle as a result of such vehicle´s being stolen shall within 15 days of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-50

(a) Except as provided in Code Sections 11-9-303, 11-9-316, and 11-9-337, the security interest in a vehicle of the type for which a certificate of title is required ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-51

If the owner creates a security interest in a vehicle: (1) The owner shall immediately execute the application in the space provided therefor on the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-52

(a) If the owner of a motor vehicle desires to place a second or subsequent security interest against the vehicle and the certificate of title on that vehicle ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-53

(a) If the holder of any lien as defined in paragraph (7) of Code Section 40-3-2, except the holder of a mechanic´s lien, perfection of which is prescribed ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-54

(a) All mechanics of every sort shall have a special lien on any vehicle required to have a certificate of title by Code Section 40-3-20 for work done, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-55

(a) The holder of any security interest in or lien on a vehicle may assign, absolutely or otherwise, such holder´s security interest or lien to a person other ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-56

(a)(1) If any security interest or lien listed on a certificate of title is satisfied, the holder thereof shall, within ten days after demand, execute a release in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-57

The holder of any security interest or of any lien named in a certificate of title shall, on written request of the owner, or of another holder of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-58

The method provided in this chapter of perfecting and giving notice of security interests and liens with respect to motor vehicles as to which certificates of title need ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-59

This chapter does not apply to or affect a security interest in a vehicle created by a manufacturer or dealer who holds the vehicle for sale. A buyer ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-60

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in the case of a motor vehicle or trailer, a transaction does not create a sales or security interest merely because it ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-61

Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, in any claim involving the total loss of a vehicle which is subject to more than one perfected security ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-90

A person who, with fraudulent intent: (1) Alters, forges, or counterfeits a certificate of title; (2) Alters or forges an assignment of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-91

(a) A person who: (1) With fraudulent intent, permits another, not entitled thereto, to use or have possession of a certificate of title; ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-92

A person who knowingly makes a false report to a peace officer or the commissioner of the theft or conversion of a vehicle shall be guilty of a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-93

In a prosecution for a crime specified in this chapter, evidence that the defendant has committed a prior act or acts of the same kind is admissible to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-94

Unless another penalty is provided in this chapter: (1) A person convicted of a felony for the violation of a provision of this chapter shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-3-95

The penal provisions of this chapter in no way repeal or modify any existing provision of criminal law but are additional and supplementary thereto. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-1

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Component' means a passenger car engine or a passenger car transmission. (2) 'New passenger car' ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-2

(a) The provisions of this article requiring vehicle identification numbers on passenger cars and truck chassis with features designed for specialized requirements of a wrecker shall apply only ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-3

(a) New passenger cars and components manufactured within state. After January 1, 1997, new passenger cars, truck chassis with features designed for specialized requirements of wreckers, passenger car ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-4

(a) The identification numbers required by Code Section 40-4-3 shall be placed upon the passenger car, truck chassis, and component parts by the manufacturer thereof. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-5

Truck chassis with features designed for specialized requirements of a wrecker manufactured after January 1, 1967, but before January 1, 1997, shall, at the time the vehicle is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-6

Any person who purchases or sells or offers for sale any used passenger car, truck chassis, engine, or transmission required to be numbered by this article shall keep ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-7

(a) Sale, shipment, or manufacture of unnumbered passenger car or component. Any person who sells or offers for sale in this state, ships or causes to be shipped ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-20

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Falsify' includes alter or forge. (2) 'Identification number' means an identifying number, serial number, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-21

(a) A person who willfully removes, except in conformance with Code Section 40-3-35, or falsifies an identification number of a vehicle or an engine for a vehicle is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-22

(a) It shall be unlawful to buy, sell, receive, dispose of, conceal, use, or possess any motor vehicle, or any part thereof, from which the manufacturer´s serial numbers ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-23

An identification number may be placed on a vehicle or engine by its manufacturer in the regular course of business or placed or restored on a vehicle or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-40

Any person who purchases a used motor vehicle or any used part comprising a component part of any motor vehicle for resale shall keep an accurate record of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-41

Any person who purchases for resale a motor vehicle or used part from which the identification markings or plates have been removed, altered, mutilated, or destroyed shall immediately ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-42

The possession of the motor vehicles and parts covered by Code Sections 40-4-40, 40-4-41, this Code section, 40-4-43, and 40-4-44 shall be prima-facie evidence that they were purchased ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-43

Any person who fails to comply with any provision of Code Section 40-4-40 or 40-4-41 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-44

Code Sections 40-4-40 through 40-4-43 shall not apply to the purchase of any motor vehicle part which may be removed from a motor vehicle by an individual possessing ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-4-45

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Certificate of origin' means the evidence of origin of title of a farm tractor from ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-1

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Assessment component' means the standard screening instrument or instruments designated by the Department of Driver Services which ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-2

(a) The department shall maintain records regarding the driverś licenses and permits issued by the department under this chapter. The driverś records maintained by the department shall include: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-3

The commissioner shall cause designated employees of the department to be appointed as notaries public, in accordance with Chapter 17 of Title 45, for the purpose of performing ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-4

(a) The commissioner is authorized to implement any and all provisions of this chapter by the promulgation of necessary rules and regulations. An express grant of authority to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-5

(a) The Governor is authorized and directed to negotiate and consummate, with the proper authorities of the several states of the United States, the District of Columbia, and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-6

(a) Whenever any person applies for or requests the issuance, reissuance, or renewal of any class of driver´s license, the department shall furnish that person with a form, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-7

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-8

(a) Any male United States citizen or immigrant who applies for any driver´s license or identification card issued under this chapter, including without limitation any instruction permit, limited ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-20

(a) No person, except those expressly exempted in this chapter, shall drive any motor vehicle upon a highway in this state unless such person has a valid driver´s ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-22

(a) The department shall not issue any Class C driveŕs license to any person who is under 18 years of age or Class M driveŕs license to any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-22.1

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if a child under 16 years of age is adjudicated delinquent of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-23

(a) The department upon issuing a driveŕs license shall indicate thereon the type or general class of vehicles that the licensee may drive. (b) Subject ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-24

(a)(1) Any resident of this state who is at least 15 years of age may apply to the department for an instruction permit to operate a noncommercial Class ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-25

(a) Every application for an instruction permit or for a driveŕs license shall be made upon a form furnished by the department. Every application shall be accompanied by ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-26

(a) The application of any person under the age of 18 years for an instruction permit or driveŕs license shall be: (1) Signed and verified ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-27

(a) The department shall examine every applicant for a driveŕs license, except as otherwise provided by subsection (d) of this Code section. Such examination shall include a test ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-28

(a) The department shall, upon payment of the required fee, issue to every applicant qualifying therefor a driveŕs license indicating the type or general class of vehicles the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-28.1

No license or permit issued or renewed on or after July 1, 1997, pursuant to this article shall contain the social security number of the licensee or permit ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-29

(a) Every licensee shall have his driver´s license in his immediate possession at all times when operating a motor vehicle. (b) Every licensee shall display ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-30

(a) Upon issuing a driver´s license, the department shall have authority, whenever good cause appears, to impose restrictions suitable to the licensee´s driving ability with respect to special ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-31

(a) In the event that an instruction permit or a driveŕs license issued under this chapter is lost or destroyed, the person to whom the same was issued ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-32

(a)(1) Except as otherwise provided in this Code section, every driveŕs license shall expire on the licenseés birthday in the fifth year following the issuance of such license. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-33

Whenever any person, after applying for or receiving a driveŕs license, shall move from the address named in such application or in the license issued to him or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-34

(a) The commissioner is authorized to appoint a Driver License Advisory Board. (b) The Driver License Advisory Board shall advise the commissioner on medical criteria and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-35

(a) The Driver License Advisory Board appointed by the department shall define disorders characterized by lapses of consciousness or other mental or physical disabilities affecting the ability of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-36

(a) Except as specifically provided in this chapter, no part of this chapter shall be interpreted as affecting the rights and privileges of a person holding a veterańs, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-37

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'service member' means an active duty member of the regular or reserve component of the United States armed forces, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-50

The department is authorized to cancel any driver´s license or personal identification card issued by the department pursuant to Code Section 40-5-100 upon determining that the holder of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-51

(a) The privilege of driving a motor vehicle on the highways of this state given to a nonresident under this chapter shall be subject to suspension or revocation ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-52

(a) The department shall suspend, as provided in Code Section 40-5-63, the license of any resident of this state and may suspend a nonresident´s operating privilege, upon receiving ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-53

(a) Whenever any person is convicted of any offense for which this chapter makes mandatory the suspension of the license of such person by the department, the court ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-54

(a) The department shall forthwith suspend, as provided in Code Section 40-5-63, the license of any driver upon receiving a record of such driveŕs conviction of the following ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-54.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Agency' means the agency within the Department of Human Resources which is responsible for enforcing ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-55

(a) The State of Georgia considers that any person who drives or is in actual physical control of any moving vehicle in violation of any provision of Code ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-56

(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter or any other law to the contrary, the department shall suspend the driver´s license or privilege to operate a motor ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-57

(a) The State of Georgia considers dangerous and negligent drivers to be a direct and immediate threat to the welfare and safety of the general public, and it ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-57.1

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the driveŕs license of any person under 21 years of age convicted of hit and run or leaving the scene ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-57.2

(a) The driver´s license of any person convicted for a second or subsequent offense of violating Code Section 40-6-255 shall be suspended as provided in this Code section. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-58

(a) As used in this Code section, 'habitual violator' means any person who has been arrested and convicted within the United States three or more times within a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-59

(a) The department, having good cause to believe that a licensed driver is incompetent or otherwise not qualified to be licensed, shall require him to submit to an ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-60

All revocations and suspensions provided for in this chapter shall be effective on the day the driver receives actual knowledge or legal notice thereof, whichever occurs first. Notice ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-61

(a) The department, upon canceling, suspending, or revoking a license, shall require that such license shall be surrendered to the department and be processed in accordance with the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-62

(a) Unless the revocation was for a cause which has been removed, any person whose license or privilege to drive a motor vehicle on the public highways has ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-63

(a) The driveŕs license of any person convicted of an offense listed in Code Section 40-5-54 or of violating Code Section 40-6-391, unless the driveŕs license has been ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-63.1

In addition to any and all other conditions of license reinstatement, issuance, or restoration under Code Section 40-5-58, 40-5-62, or 40-5-63, any person with two or more convictions ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-64

(a) To whom issued. (1) Notwithstanding any contrary provision of Code Section 40-5-57 or 40-5-63 or any other Code section of this chapter, any person who ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-65

Any resident or nonresident whose driver´s license or privilege to operate a motor vehicle in this state has been suspended or revoked as provided in this chapter shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-66

(a) Except as provided in subsection (h) of Code Section 40-5-67.1 and subsection (h) of Code Section 40-5-64, any decision rendered by the department shall be final unless ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-67

(a) Whenever any resident or nonresident person is charged with violating Code Section 40-6-391, the law enforcement officer shall take the driver´s license of the person so charged. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-67.1

(a) The test or tests required under Code Section 40-5-55 shall be administered as soon as possible at the request of a law enforcement officer having reasonable grounds ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-67.2

(a) Any driveŕs license required to be suspended under subsection (c) of Code Section 40-5-67.1 shall be suspended subject to the following terms and conditions: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-68

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-69

If a person´s driver´s license is suspended by operation of law as provided in Code Section 40-5-63, 40-5-67.1, or 40-5-67.2, the fact that the person´s driver´s license was ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-70

(a) In addition to any other punishment, the driver´s license of a person convicted under subsection (a), (b), or (c) of Code Section 40-6-10 shall be suspended for ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-71

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Commercial vehicle policy' means a policy of motor vehicle liability insurance insuring a motor vehicle ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-72

(a) It is the duty of any person who has his or her driver´s license and, where applicable, license tag and tag registration suspended under the provisions of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-73

The provisions of Code Sections 40-5-70, 40-6-10, and 40-6-11 shall not be applicable to persons operating vehicles which are not required to be registered or licensed in this ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-74

Whenever a person is charged with a violation of the law relating to the operation of motor vehicles resulting in the person´s driver´s license being seized by a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-75

(a) The driveŕs license of any person convicted of possession, distribution, manufacture, cultivation, sale, transfer of, the attempt or conspiracy to possess, distribute, manufacture, cultivate, sell, or transfer ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-80

The purpose of this article, the 'Georgia Driver Improvement Act,' is to improve and promote greater safety upon the highways and streets of this state; to improve the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-81

(a) Any driver improvement program at which attendance is required by court order shall conform to the requirements of this article. (b) Whenever any person ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-82

(a) The Driver Improvement Program created by this article shall be administered by the commissioner. The commissioner is authorized to promulgate and adopt rules and regulations necessary to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-83

(a)(1) The commissioner shall establish criteria for the approval of driver improvement clinics. To be approved, a clinic shall provide and operate either a defensive driving course, an ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-84

(a) Except as otherwise provided, the license of any person whose license is suspended for the first time as a result of the conviction of an offense listed ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-85

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any person convicted within five years of his or her first conviction as measured in paragraph (2) of subsection (c) of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-86

Upon the accumulation of points pursuant to Code Section 40-5-57, the total number of points accumulated by any driver shall be reduced by seven points, but to not ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-87

The requirements and conditions of this article and the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to this article shall be the exclusive requirements for restoration of a license under ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-88

(a) As an alternative to criminal or other civil enforcement, the commissioner of driver services in order to enforce this article or any orders, rules, or regulations promulgated ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-100

(a) The department shall issue personal identification cards to all residents as defined in Code Section 40-5-1 who make application to the department in accordance with rules and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-101

The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations under which this article shall be implemented and administered. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-102

The department shall require an applicant for an identification card to furnish a birth certificate or other verifiable evidence stating the applicant´s birth date. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-103

(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this Code section, the department shall collect a fee of $20.00 for a five-year card and a fee ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-104

Any person who knowingly makes any false statement in an application for an identification card provided for by this article shall be guilty of a violation of Code ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-105

The provisions of Code Section 40-5-2 regarding the maintenance and disclosure of department records shall apply, where relevant, to those records maintained or received by the department in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-120

It is a misdemeanor for any person to: (1) Display or cause or permit to be displayed or have in his or her possession any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-121

(a) Except when a license has been revoked under Code Section 40-5-58 as a habitual violator, any person who drives a motor vehicle on any public highway of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-122

No person shall knowingly authorize or permit a motor vehicle owned by him or under his control to be driven upon any highway by any person who is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-123

No person shall cause or knowingly permit his child or ward under the age of 18 years to drive a motor vehicle upon any highway when such minor ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-124

(a) Any person charged with an offense under this chapter may be tried in any municipal court of any municipality if the offense occurred within the corporate limits ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-125

(a) It is a misdemeanor for any person to: (1) Lend his or her driver´s license or identification card to any other person or permit ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-140

This article shall be known and may be cited as the 'Uniform Commercial Driver´s License Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-141

The purpose of this article is to implement the federal Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986, Title XII of Public Law 99-570, and reduce or prevent commercial ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-142

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Alcohol' means: (A) Beer, ale, port, or stout and other similar fermented beverages, including ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-143

No person who drives a commercial motor vehicle shall have more than one driver´s license. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-144

(a) Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle holding a license issued by this state who is convicted of violating any state law or local ordinance relating to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-145

(a) Each employer shall require every commercial motor vehicle driver applicant to provide the information specified in subsection (d) of Code Section 40-5-144. (b) No employer ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-146

(a) Except when driving under a commercial driver´s instruction permit and accompanied by the holder of a commercial driver´s license valid for the vehicle being driven, no person ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-147

(a)(1) Except as provided in Code Section 40-5-148, no person may be issued a commercial driver´s license unless that person is a resident of this state, is at ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-148

The department may issue a nonresident commercial driver´s license to a resident of a foreign jurisdiction if the United States Secretary of Transportation has determined that the commercial ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-148.1

(a) Pursuant to a waiver of the United States Secretary of Transportation, issued April 17, 1992, the department is authorized to issue Class B or Class C restricted ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-149

(a) The application for a commercial driver´s license or commercial driver´s instruction permit shall include the following: (1) The full name and current mailing and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-150

(a) The commercial driveŕs license shall be marked 'Commercial Driveŕs License' or 'CDL' and shall be, to the maximum extent practicable, tamperproof, and shall include, but not be ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-151

(a) Any person is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for a period of not less than one year: (1) If convicted of a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-152

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, a person may not drive, operate, or be in physical control of a commercial motor vehicle while having any measurable ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-153

(a) Any person who drives a commercial motor vehicle anywhere in the state shall be deemed to have given consent, subject to the provisions of Code Sections 40-5-55 ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-154

Within ten days after receiving a report of the conviction of any nonresident holder of a commercial driver´s license for any violation of state law or local ordinance ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-155

Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the department shall furnish full information regarding the driving record of any person to: (1) The ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-156

The commissioner may adopt any rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this article. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-157

The commissioner or his or her designee may enter into or make agreements, arrangements, or declarations to carry out the provisions of this article. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-158

Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, a person may drive a commercial motor vehicle if the person has a commercial driver´s license issued by any state or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-159

(a) Any person who drives a commercial motor vehicle while in violation of the provisions of Code Section 40-5-143 or any employer who knowingly allows, requires, permits, or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-170

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Disability' means any physical, mental, or neurological impairment which severely restricts a person´s mobility, manual dexterity, or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-171

(a) The department shall issue personal identification cards to persons with disabilities who make application to the department in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the commissioner. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-172

(a) The identification card for persons with disabilities shall be issued to a person with a permanent disability for a period of four years and shall be renewable ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-173

The face of the identification card for persons with disabilities shall prominently bear the words 'URGENT MEDICAL INFORMATION ON REVERSE.' On the reverse side of the identification card ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-174

The face of the identification card for persons with disabilities shall bear the word 'TRANSPORTATION' with a box or blank space adjacent thereto. The issuer of the card ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-175

The identification card for persons with disabilities shall bear the word 'SEATING' with a box or blank space adjacent thereto. The issuer of the card shall place an ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-176

The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations under which this article shall be implemented. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-177

The department shall require an applicant for an identification card for persons with disabilities to furnish a birth certificate or other verifiable evidence stating the applicant´s birth date. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-178

(a) The department shall collect a fee of $5.00 for an identification card for persons with disabilities, which fee shall be deposited in the state treasury in the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-5-179

It is a misdemeanor for any person: (1) To lend his or her identification card for persons with disabilities to any other person or knowingly ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-1

(a) It is unlawful and, unless otherwise declared in this chapter with respect to particular offenses, it is a misdemeanor for any person to do any act forbidden ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-2

No person shall fail or refuse to comply with any lawful order or direction of any police officer, firefighter, police volunteer authorized under Code Section 35-1-11, or school-crossing ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-3

(a) The provisions of this chapter relating to the operation of vehicles refer to the operation of vehicles upon highways except: (1) Where a different ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-4

Every person riding an animal or driving an animal drawn vehicle upon a roadway shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-5

Unless specifically made applicable, the provisions of this chapter, except those contained in Article 15 of this chapter, shall not apply to authorized persons, teams, motor vehicles, and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-6

(a) The driver of an authorized emergency vehicle or law enforcement vehicle, when responding to an emergency call, when in the pursuit of an actual or suspected violator ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-7

Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, it shall be lawful to operate motor vehicles and motorcycles in parades although such motor vehicles and motorcycles and their operators and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-8

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent the owner of real property used by the public for purposes of vehicular travel by permission of the owner, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-9

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'speed limits' shall be construed to refer to and include stop lights, stop signs, slow signs, yield signs, and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-10

(a)(1) Until December 31, 2003, the owner or operator of a motor vehicle for which minimum motor vehicle liability insurance coverage is required under Chapter 34 of Title ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-11

(a) For the purposes of this Code section, 'motorcycle' means any motor vehicle traveling on public streets or highways having a seat or saddle for the use of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-12

(a) Any person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of Code Section 40-6-10 within a five-year period, as measured from date of arrest to date of arrest, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-13

Any court having jurisdiction to try and dispose of traffic offenses shall have jurisdiction to try and dispose of the misdemeanor offenses provided for in Code Sections 40-6-10 ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-14

(a) It is unlawful for any person operating or occupying a motor vehicle on a street or highway to operate or amplify the sound produced by a radio, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-15

(a) Any person who knowingly drives a motor vehicle on any public road or highway of this state at a time when the vehicle registration of such vehicle ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-16

(a) The operator of a motor vehicle approaching a stationary authorized emergency vehicle that is displaying flashing yellow, amber, white, red, or blue lights shall approach the authorized ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-17

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'traffic-control device preemption emitter' means a mobile infrared transmitter or any other similar device which transmits an infrared beam, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-20

(a) The driver of any vehicle shall obey the instructions of an official traffic-control device applicable thereto, placed in accordance with this chapter, unless otherwise directed by a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-21

(a) The following meanings shall be given to highway traffic signal indications, except those on pedestrian signals: (1) Green indications shall have the following meanings: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-22

Whenever special pedestrian-control signals exhibiting the words WALK or DON´T WALK or symbols so directing a pedestrian are in place, such signals shall indicate as follows: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-23

Flashing signal indications shall have the following meanings: (1) FLASHING RED (STOP SIGNAL) — When a red lens is illuminated with rapid intermittent flashes, drivers ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-24

When lane direction control signals are placed over the individual lanes of a street or road, vehicular traffic may travel in any lane over which a green signal ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-25

(a) No person shall place, maintain, or display upon or in view of any highway any sign, signal, marking, or device which purports to be or is an ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-26

(a) No person shall, without lawful authority, attempt to or in fact alter, deface, injure, knock down, or remove any official traffic-control device or any railroad sign or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-27

It shall be unlawful for any person to place or install any blue retroreflective raised pavement marker on any public highway, road, or street, provided that such marker ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-40

(a) Upon all roadways of sufficient width, a vehicle shall be driven upon the right half of the roadway, except as follows: (1) When overtaking ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-41

Drivers of vehicles proceeding in opposite directions shall pass each other to the right, and, upon roadways having width for not more than one lane of traffic in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-42

The following rules shall govern the overtaking and passing of vehicles proceeding in the same direction, subject to those limitations, exceptions, and special rules stated in this article: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-43

(a) The driver of a vehicle may overtake and pass upon the right of another vehicle only under the following conditions: (1) When the vehicle ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-44

No vehicle shall be driven to the left side of the center of the roadway in overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction unless such ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-45

(a) No vehicle shall be driven on the left side of a roadway designed and authorized for traffic traveling in opposite directions under the following conditions: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-46

(a) The Department of Transportation and local authorities are authorized to determine those portions of any highway under their respective jurisdictions where overtaking and passing or driving to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-47

(a) The Department of Transportation and local authorities with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions may designate any highway, roadway, part of a roadway, or specific lanes ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-48

Whenever any roadway has been divided into two or more clearly marked lanes for traffic, the following rules, in addition to all others consistent with this Code section, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-49

(a) The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicles ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-50

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'gore' means the area of convergence between two lanes of traffic. (b) Every vehicle driven on ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-51

(a) The Department of Transportation by order and local authorities by ordinance may regulate or prohibit the use of any controlled-access roadway within their respective jurisdictions by any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-52

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'truck' means any vehicle equipped with more than six wheels, except buses and motorcoaches. (b) On ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-53

(a) On roads, streets, or highways with three or more lanes allowing for movement in the same direction, it shall be unlawful for any bus or motorcoach to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-54

(a) The Department of Transportation may designate travel lanes on any road in the state highway system for the exclusive use of certain vehicles, as provided in Code ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-70

(a) When two vehicles approach or enter an intersection from different highways at approximately the same time, the driver of the vehicle on the left shall yield the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-71

The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway shall yield the right of way ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-72

(a) Preferential right of way may be indicated by stop signs or yield signs as authorized in Code Section 32-6-50. (b) Except when directed to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-73

The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a roadway from any place other than another roadway shall yield the right of way to all vehicles ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-74

(a) Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle or a vehicle belonging to a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency making use of an audible ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-75

(a) The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right of way to any authorized vehicle or pedestrian actually engaged in work upon a highway within any highway ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-76

(a) As used in this Code section, a 'funeral procession' means an array of motor vehicles in which the lead vehicle displays a sign, pennant, flag, or other ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-90

(a) A pedestrian shall obey the instructions of any official traffic-control device specifically applicable to him, unless otherwise directed by a police officer. (b) Pedestrians shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-91

(a) The driver of a vehicle shall stop and remain stopped to allow a pedestrian to cross the roadway within a crosswalk when the pedestrian is upon the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-92

(a) Every pedestrian crossing a roadway at any point other than within a marked crosswalk or within an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection shall yield the right of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-93

Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, every driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any pedestrian upon any roadway, shall give warning by ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-94

The driver of every vehicle shall yield the right of way to any blind pedestrian who is carrying a walking cane or stick white in color or white ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-95

A person who is under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug to a degree which renders him a hazard shall not walk or be upon any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-96

(a) Where a sidewalk is provided, it shall be unlawful for any pedestrian to walk along and upon an adjacent roadway. (b) Where a sidewalk ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-97

(a) No person shall stand in a roadway for the purpose of soliciting a ride. (b) Except as provided in Code Section 40-6-97.1, no person shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-97.1

Municipal or county governments are authorized to adopt ordinances for the issuance of permits for the solicitation of contributions on streets and highways within the geographic jurisdiction of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-98

No vehicle shall at any time be driven through or within a safety zone. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-99

(a) Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle making use of an audible signal meeting the requirements of Code Section 40-8-94, and visual and audible signals ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-120

(a) The driver of a vehicle intending to turn at an intersection shall do so as follows: (1) RIGHT TURN. Both the approach for a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-121

No vehicle shall be turned so as to proceed in the opposite direction: (1) Upon any curve; (2) Upon the approach to or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-122

No person shall start a vehicle which is stopped, standing, or parked unless and until such movement can be made with reasonable safety. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-123

(a) No person shall turn a vehicle at an intersection unless the vehicle is in proper position upon the roadway as required in Code Section 40-6-120 or turn ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-124

(a) Any stop or turn signal when required in this chapter shall be given either by means of the hand and arm or by signal lights, except as ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-125

All signals required by this article when given by hand and arm shall be given from the left side of the vehicle in the following manner and shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-126

Whenever a highway or roadway has a central lane in which traffic may enter from either direction for the purposes of making a left turn, no vehicle shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-140

(a) Whenever any person driving a vehicle approaches a railroad grade crossing, such driver shall stop within 50 feet but not less than 15 feet from the nearest ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-141

The Department of Transportation and local authorities with the approval of the department are authorized to designate particularly dangerous highway grade crossings of railroads and to erect stop ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-142

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, the driver of any motor vehicle carrying passengers for hire, any bus, whether or not operated for ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-143

(a) No person shall operate or move a crawler-type tractor, steam shovel, derrick, roller, or any equipment or structure having a normal operating speed of ten miles per ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-144

The driver of a vehicle emerging from an alley, building, private road, or driveway within a business or residential district shall stop such vehicle immediately prior to driving ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-160

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, it shall be unlawful to operate: (1) A school bus transporting school children ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-161

(a) It shall be unlawful to operate any school bus which is transporting children unless the headlights on such school bus are illuminated. (b) It ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-162

A school bus driver shall actuate the visual signals required by Code Sections 40-8-111 and 40-8-115 whenever, but only whenever, the school bus is stopped on the highway ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-163

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, the driver of a vehicle meeting or overtaking from either direction any school bus stopped on the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-164

After stopping to allow children to disembark from the bus, it shall be unlawful for the driver of the school bus to proceed until all children who need ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-165

(a) Prior to moving a school bus from a stop at which passengers have been loaded or unloaded, the driver of the bus shall check all mirrors to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-180

No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard for the actual and potential hazards then ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-181

(a) The limits specified in this Code section or established as authorized in this article shall be the maximum lawful vehicle speeds, except when a special hazard exists ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-182

Whenever the commissioner of public safety or the commissioner of transportation shall determine upon the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation that any maximum speed set forth ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-183

(a) Whenever the governing authority of an incorporated municipality or county, in its respective jurisdiction, determines on the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation that the maximum ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-184

(a)(1) No person shall drive a motor vehicle at such a slow speed as to impede the normal and reasonable movement of traffic, except when reduced speed is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-185

(a) No person shall drive a vehicle over any bridge or other elevated structure constituting a part of a highway at a speed which is greater than the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-186

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Drag race' means the operation of two or more vehicles from a point side by ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-187

In every charge of violation of any speed regulation in this chapter, the summons or notice to appear shall specify the speed at which the defendant is alleged ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-188

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Highway work zone' means a segment of any highway, road, or street where the Department ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-200

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this Code section, every vehicle stopped or parked upon a two-way roadway shall be stopped or parked with the right-hand wheels parallel ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-201

No person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle shall permit it to stand unattended without first stopping the engine, locking the ignition, effectively setting the brake, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-202

Outside of a business or residential district, no person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, upon the roadway when it is practicable ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-203

(a) Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer or official traffic-control device, no person ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-204

Code Sections 40-6-200, 40-6-202, and 40-6-203 shall not apply to the driver of any vehicle which is disabled while on the roadway in such a manner and to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-205

No driver shall enter an intersection unless there is sufficient space on the other side of the intersection to accommodate the vehicle he is operating without obstructing the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-206

(a) Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle in violation of any of the provisions of Code Section 40-6-202, such officer is authorized to move such vehicle or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-207

(a) The owner of any motor vehicle leased to another shall not be liable for a state, county, or municipal traffic or parking violation occurring while such leased ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-208

(a) In all parking lots, parking decks, and other such facilities owned or operated by any public transit authority or established for the exclusive purpose of providing parking ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-220

This part shall be known and may be cited as the 'Parking Law for Persons with Disabilities.' ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-221

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Counterfeit' means any copy of any kind of parking permit for persons with disabilities which is not ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-222

(a) The Department of Revenue shall issue parking permits for persons with disabilities and may delegate to county tag agents responsibility for issuance of such permits to residents ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-223

The Department of Revenue and county tag agents shall not charge or collect any fee for issuing parking permits for persons with disabilities under this part. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-224

State and local authorities shall honor visitors´ out-of-state handicapped license plates or persons with disabilities license plates and similar special parking permits on the same basis as license ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-225

Any business entity may elect to designate parking places for persons with disabilities for the nonambulatory. Such parking places for the nonambulatory shall be in addition to any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-226

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to stop, stand, or park any vehicle in a parking place for persons with disabilities unless there is displayed on ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-227

The provisions of this part are applicable to both public and private property; and all law enforcement officers of this state and its political subdivisions are expressly authorized ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-228

(a) Any county or municipal law enforcement agency of the state which is empowered to enforce the provisions of this part may, in its discretion, appoint any person ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-240

(a) A driver shall not back a vehicle unless such movement can be made with safety and without interfering with other traffic. (b) A driver ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-241

A driver shall exercise due care in operating a motor vehicle on the highways of this state and shall not engage in any actions which shall distract such ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-242

(a) No person shall drive a vehicle when it is so loaded or when there are in the front seat such a number of persons, exceeding three, as ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-243

No person shall open the door of a motor vehicle on the side available to moving traffic unless and until it is reasonably safe to do so and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-244

No driver of a motor vehicle shall allow a person or persons to occupy a towed house trailer while it is being towed by a motor vehicle upon ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-245

The driver of a vehicle traveling through a defile or canyon or on a mountain highway shall hold such vehicle under control and as near the right-hand edge ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-246

(a) The driver of any motor vehicle when traveling upon a down grade shall not coast with the gears or transmission of such vehicle in neutral. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-247

The driver of any vehicle other than one on official business shall not follow any fire apparatus traveling in response to a fire alarm or any other emergency ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-248

No vehicle shall be driven over any unprotected hose of a fire department when laid down on any street, private road, or driveway to be used at any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-249

A person littering a highway in violation of Part 2 of Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 16, the 'Litter Control Law,' shall be guilty of a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-250

No person shall operate a motor vehicle while wearing a headset or headphone which would impair such person´s ability to hear, nor shall any person while operating a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-251

(a) No driver of any motor vehicle shall operate the vehicle upon the public streets, highways, public or private driveways, airport runways, or parking lots in such a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-252

(a) No person shall, after having been requested not to do so by a law enforcement officer or an authorized agent of the owner, park or stand an ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-253

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Alcoholic beverage' means: (A) Beer, ale, porter, stout, and other similar fermented ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-253.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the terms 'infectious substance' and 'regulated medical waste' have the same meaning as given to those terms under the federal Hazardous ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-254

No person shall operate any motor vehicle with a load on or in such vehicle unless the load on or in such vehicle is adequately secured to prevent ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-255

(a) No person shall drive a motor vehicle so as to cause it to leave the premises of an establishment at which gasoline offered for retail sale was ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-270

(a) The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to or the death of any person or in damage to a vehicle which is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-271

(a) The driver of any vehicle which collides with any vehicle which is unattended shall immediately stop and shall then and there either locate and notify the operator ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-272

The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to a fixture legally upon or adjacent to a highway shall take reasonable steps to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-273

The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to or death of any person or property damage to an apparent extent of $500.00 or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-273.1

The law enforcement officer at the scene of an accident required to be reported in accordance with the provisions of Code Section 40-6-273 shall instruct the driver of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-274

Any other provision of this article or any other law to the contrary notwithstanding, the driver of any vehicle involved in a traffic accident in which there is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-275

(a) Any other provision of this article or any other law to the contrary notwithstanding, motor vehicles involved in traffic accidents and the drivers of such motor vehicles ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-276

(a) The driver of each wrecker truck towing away any vehicle from the scene of a wreck shall also take away all parts belonging to the vehicle which ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-277

Every sheriff and chief executive officer of a law enforcement agency other than a sheriff shall, on or before the tenth day of each month, report in writing ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-278

The commissioner of transportation shall prescribe, by rule, uniform motor vehicle accident reports and reporting procedures which shall be used by all police officers, whether state, county, or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-290

The provisions of this part applicable to bicycles shall apply whenever a bicycle is operated upon a highway or upon any path set aside for the exclusive use ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-291

The provisions of this chapter that apply to vehicles, but not exclusively to motor vehicles, shall apply to bicycles, except that the penalties prescribed in subsection (b) of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-292

(a) A person propelling a bicycle shall not ride other than upon or astride a permanent and regular seat attached thereto and shall allow no person to ride ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-293

No person riding upon any bicycle, coaster, roller skates, sled, or toy vehicle shall attach the same or himself to any vehicle upon a roadway. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-294

(a) Every person operating a bicycle upon a roadway shall ride as near to the right side of the roadway as practicable, except when turning left or avoiding ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-295

No person operating a bicycle shall carry any package, bundle, or other article which prevents him from keeping at least one hand upon the handlebars. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-296

(a) Every bicycle when in use at nighttime shall be equipped with a light on the front which shall emit a white light visible from a distance of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-297

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to sell a new bicycle or a pedal for use on a bicycle unless the pedals on such bicycle or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-298

(a) It is a misdemeanor for any person to do any act forbidden or fail to perform any act required in this part. (b) The ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-299

The Board of Public Safety is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to carry this part into effect and is authorized to establish regulations for any additional safety ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-310

Every person operating a motorcycle shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable to the driver of any other ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-311

(a) A person operating a motorcycle shall ride only upon the permanent and regular seat attached thereto; and such operator shall not carry any other person nor shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-312

(a) All motorcycles are entitled to full use of a lane, and no motor vehicle shall be driven in such a manner as to deprive any motorcycle of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-313

No person riding upon a motorcycle shall attach himself or the motorcycle to any other vehicle on a roadway. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-314

(a) Any motorcycle carrying a passenger, other than in a sidecar or enclosed cab, shall be equipped with footrests for such passenger. (b) No person ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-315

(a) No person shall operate or ride upon a motorcycle unless he or she is wearing protective headgear which complies with standards established by the commissioner of public ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-316

The commissioner of public safety is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to carry this part into effect and to establish regulations for safety standards for the operation ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-320

(a) Electric personal assistive mobility devices may be operated on highways and on sidewalks where a 48 inch clear path is maintained for access for persons with disabilities, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-321

Any person operating an electric personal assistive mobility device on a sidewalk or roadway shall comply with the requirements of this part or any local ordinance regulating the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-322

No person shall operate an electric personal assistive mobility device at a speed greater than seven miles per hour when traveling on any sidewalk or 15 miles per ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-323

(a) An electric personal assistive mobility device may be parked on a sidewalk unless otherwise prohibited or restricted by an official traffic control device or local ordinance; provided, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-324

No person shall carry or transport any hazardous materials on an electric personal assistive mobility device. Oxygen carried for personal medical reasons shall not be deemed a hazardous ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-325

(a) Any electric personal assistive mobility device, when operated on any highway or sidewalk, shall be equipped with front, rear, and side reflectors which shall be visible from ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-326

Any person who is under the influence of any intoxicating liquor or any drug to a degree which renders him or her a hazard shall not operate any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-327

Any person who violates any provision of this part other than Code Section 40-6-326 shall not be guilty of a criminal offense or a moving traffic violation for ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-330

Motorized carts may be operated on streets only during daylight hours unless they comply with the equipment regulations promulgated by the commissioner of public safety. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-331

(a) A local governing authority may, by ordinance, designate certain public streets or portions thereof that are under its regulation and control for the combined use of motorized ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-350

Every person operating a moped shall be granted all the rights and shall be subject to all the duties applicable to the driver of any other vehicle under ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-351

No person under 15 years of age shall operate a moped or an electric assisted bicycle upon the public roads and highways of this state. No person shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-352

(a) No person shall operate or ride as a passenger upon a moped unless he or she is wearing protective headgear which complies with standards established by the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-353

The commissioner of transportation or local governing authorities having jurisdiction over public roads and highways may prohibit the operation of mopeds on public roads and highways within their ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-354

The commissioner of public safety is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to carry this part into effect and is authorized to establish regulations for safety equipment or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-360

Every person operating a low-speed vehicle shall be granted all the rights and shall be subject to all the duties applicable to the driver of any other vehicle ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-361

(a) All low-speed vehicles are entitled to full use of a lane, and no motor vehicle shall be driven in such a manner as to deprive any low-speed ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-362

Low-speed vehicles shall be operated only on any highway where the posted speed limit does not exceed 35 miles per hour. The operator of a low-speed vehicle shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-370

The provisions of this chapter and the definitions contained in Code Section 40-1-1 shall be applicable and uniform throughout this state and in all counties and municipalities therein, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-371

(a) This chapter shall not be deemed to prevent local authorities with respect to streets and highways under their jurisdiction and within the reasonable exercise of the police ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-372

Local authorities by ordinance may adopt by reference any or all provisions of this chapter or of Code Section 40-1-1 without publishing or posting in full the provisions ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-373

A future amendment or repeal of a provision of this chapter or of Code Section 40-1-1 shall so amend or repeal the pertinent provision, if any, of the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-374

Local authorities shall use the following wording or similar wording in adopting by reference the provisions of this chapter or the definitions contained in Code Section 40-1-1: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-375

It shall be sufficient in citing a violation of a provision of this chapter to refer to the ordinance number of the enacting ordinance, provided that the citation ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-376

(a) Any offense, except a violation of subsection (b) of Code Section 40-6-270 or a violation of Code Section 40-6-393, which is a violation of a provision of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-390

(a) Any person who drives any vehicle in reckless disregard for the safety of persons or property commits the offense of reckless driving. (b) Every ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-391

(a) A person shall not drive or be in actual physical control of any moving vehicle while: (1) Under the influence of alcohol to the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-391.1

(a) The decision to accept a plea of nolo contendere to a charge of violating Code Section 40-6-391 shall be at the sole discretion of the judge but, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-391.2

(a) Except as provided in this Code section, any motor vehicle operated by a person who has been declared a habitual violator for three violations of Code Section ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-391.3

A school bus driver licensed pursuant to Article 7 of Chapter 5 of this title shall upon a conviction of a violation of Code Section 40-6-391 while driving ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-392

(a) Upon the trial of any civil or criminal action or proceeding arising out of acts alleged to have been committed by any person in violation of Code ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-393

(a) Any person who, without malice aforethought, causes the death of another person through the violation of subsection (a) of Code Section 40-6-163 or subsection (b) of Code ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-393.1

(a)(1) A person commits the offense of feticide by vehicle in the first degree if he causes the death of an unborn child so far developed as to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-394

Whoever, without malice, shall cause bodily harm to another by depriving him of a member of his body, by rendering a member of his body useless, by seriously ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-395

(a) It shall be unlawful for any driver of a vehicle willfully to fail or refuse to bring his or her vehicle to a stop or otherwise to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-396

(a) Any person who, without malice aforethought, causes the death of another person through the violation of subsection (a) of Code Section 40-6-26 commits the offense of homicide ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-6-397

(a) A person commits the offense of aggressive driving when he or she operates any motor vehicle with the intent to annoy, harass, molest, intimidate, injure, or obstruct ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-7-1

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the 'Off-Road Vehicle Act of 1975.' ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-7-2

The rapid increase in the use of off-road vehicles and their growing impact upon aspects of the public interest are matters of concern to the General Assembly and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-7-3

As used in this chapter, the term 'off-road vehicle' means any motorized vehicle designed for or capable of cross-country travel on or immediately over land, water, snow, ice, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-7-4

Any person operating an off-road vehicle under any of the following conditions shall be deemed to be in violation of this chapter and subject to the penalties provided ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-7-5

(a) Incorporated towns and municipalities and counties shall have the authority to adopt ordinances consistent with state laws or regulations to regulate time periods and zones of use ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-7-6

All peace officers shall enforce the provisions of this chapter. Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-1

(a) This article shall not apply to implements of husbandry, road machinery, road rollers, farm tractors, or three-wheeled motorcycles used only for agricultural purposes, except when expressly made ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-2

In addition to the requirements of this article, the commissioner of public safety, as to the motor vehicles within the jurisdiction of the Department of Public Safety, shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-3

No vehicle or load any portion of which drags or slides on the surface of the roadway shall be used or transported on the highways. No vehicle shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-4

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to operate upon the public roads of this state any slow-moving vehicle or equipment, any farm trailer or semitrailer which ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-5

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to tamper with, adjust, alter, change, set back, disconnect, or fail to connect an odometer of a motor vehicle, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-6

(a) It shall be unlawful to alter the suspension system of any private passenger motor vehicle which may be operated on any public street or highway more than ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-6.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Frame' means the main longitudinal structural members of the chassis of a truck. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-7

(a) No person shall drive or move on any highway any motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer, or pole trailer, or any combination thereof, unless the equipment upon any and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-8

Every motor vehicle operated upon a public street or highway shall be equipped with a speedometer in good working order. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-9

It shall be unlawful to operate in this state any truck or truck tractor having a gross weight of 43,000 or more pounds which does not comply with ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-10

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person on a public road to drive a passenger car, excluding a motor home, which supplies the motor vehicle´s combustion engine ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-20

Every vehicle upon a highway within this state at any time from a half-hour after sunset to a half-hour before sunrise and at any time when it is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-21

(a) Whenever this article declares the required distance from which certain lights and devices shall render objects visible or within which such lights or devices shall be visible, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-22

(a) Every motor vehicle other than a motorcycle or motor driven cycle shall be equipped with at least two but not more than four headlights, with at least ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-23

(a) Every motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer, and pole trailer manufactured prior to January 1, 1954, shall be equipped with at least one taillight mounted on the rear, which ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-24

(a) Every motor vehicle manufactured after March 12, 1954, and operated upon a highway, other than a truck tractor, motorcycle, or motor driven cycle, shall carry on the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-25

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to sell any motor vehicle manufactured after January 1, 1954, including any motorcycle or motor driven cycle manufactured after January ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-26

(a) Any motor vehicle may be equipped and when required under this article shall be equipped with the following signal lights or devices: (1) A ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-27

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, whenever the load upon any vehicle extends to the rear four feet or more beyond the bed ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-28

(a) When a vehicle is lawfully parked upon a street or highway during the hours between a half-hour after sunset and a half-hour before sunrise, and there is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-29

(a) Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed one spotlight, and no lighted spotlight shall be aimed and used upon any approaching vehicle. It shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-30

Except as hereinafter provided in this part, the headlights or the auxiliary driving light or the auxiliary passing light or combination thereof on motor vehicles other than motorcycles ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-31

Whenever a motor vehicle is being operated on a roadway or shoulder adjacent thereto during the times specified in Code Section 40-8-20, the driver shall use a distribution ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-32

Any automobile operated by a rural mail carrier for the purpose of delivering mail shall be authorized to display two amber colored lights so as to warn approaching ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-33

(a) Every farm tractor and every three-wheeled motorcycle used only for agricultural purposes equipped with an electric lighting system shall at all times mentioned in Code Section 40-8-20 ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-34

The color in all lighting equipment covered in this title shall be in accordance with Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Standard J578, April, 1965, as thereafter revised or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-35

Any low-speed vehicle operated on the highways of this state shall display an amber strobe light so as to warn approaching travelers to decrease their speed because of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-50

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Gross combination weight rating (GCWR)' means the combined gross vehicle weight ratings of all vehicles ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-51

(a) One of the means of brake operation shall consist of a mechanical connection from the operating lever to the brake shoes or bands, and this brake shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-52

Every 1966 model motor vehicle and all subsequent model motor vehicles shall be equipped with parking brakes adequate to hold the vehicle on any grade on which it ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-53

Every motor vehicle or combination of motor drawn vehicles shall be capable at all times and under all conditions of loading of being stopped on a dry, smooth, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-70

(a) Every motor vehicle when operated upon a highway shall be equipped with a horn in good working order and capable of emitting sound audible under normal conditions ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-71

(a) Every motor vehicle shall at all times be equipped with an exhaust system, in good working order and in constant operation, meeting the following specifications: ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-72

Every motor vehicle which is so constructed or loaded as to obstruct the driver´s view to the rear thereof from the driver´s position shall be equipped with a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-73

(a) No person shall drive any motor vehicle with any sign, poster, or other nontransparent material upon the front windshield, side windows, or rear windows of such vehicle ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-73.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Light reflectance' means the ratio of the amount of total light that is reflected outward ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-74

(a) No vehicle equipped with solid rubber tires shall be used or transported on the highways, unless every solid rubber tire on such vehicle shall have rubber on ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-75

Every bus, truck, full trailer, semitrailer, and pole trailer, with the exception of local haul pulpwood trucks and local haul waste collection dumping trailers, shall be equipped with ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-76

(a) No new private passenger automobile manufactured after January 1, 1964, shall be sold to the general public in this state unless such automobile shall be equipped with ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-76.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'passenger vehicle' means every motor vehicle designed to carry ten passengers or less and used for the transportation of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-77

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'private passenger automobile' shall mean a four-wheel motor vehicle designed for carrying ten passengers or less, not for hire, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-78

(a) No person shall sell any motor vehicle manufactured after January 1, 1954, nor shall any such motor vehicle be registered unless such vehicle is equipped with safety ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-79

It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 18 to ride as a passenger in the uncovered bed of a pickup truck on any interstate ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-90

(a)(1) Except as provided in this paragraph and subsection (b) of this Code section, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to operate any motor ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-91

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, any motor vehicle which is used on official business by any person authorized to make arrests for ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-92

(a) All emergency vehicles shall be designated as such by the commissioner of public safety. The commissioner shall so designate each vehicle by issuing to such vehicle a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-93

Nothing contained in Code Sections 40-8-90 and 40-8-92 shall be deemed to apply to nor construed to prohibit blinking or flashing parking or brake lights or directional signals ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-94

Any authorized emergency vehicle may be equipped with a siren, whistle, or bell capable of emitting sound audible under normal conditions from a distance of not less than ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-95

The commissioner of public safety shall implement any and all provisions of Code Sections 40-8-90, 40-8-92, and 40-8-93 by the promulgation of necessary rules and regulations. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-96

Any person violating Code Sections 40-8-90 and 40-8-92 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-110

(a) Every bus used for the transportation of school children shall bear upon the front and rear thereof a plainly visible sign containing the words 'SCHOOL BUS' in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-111

(a) Each school bus used for the transportation of school children in the State of Georgia shall be in compliance with the State Board of Education bus specifications ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-112

Every school bus used to transport children to and from school shall comply with the State Board Bus Specifications prescribed by the State Board of Education. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-113

The identification and equipment standards provided in this part shall apply to all school buses as defined in paragraph (55) of Code Section 40-1-1 regardless of size or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-114

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this title to the contrary, churches, private schools, or local transit systems may operate school buses meeting the equipment, color, and marking ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-115

This part shall not prohibit the use of a school bus as defined in paragraph (55) of Code Section 40-1-1 for special school route service, provided it shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-116

It shall be unlawful to operate: (1) Any vehicle displaying the words 'SCHOOL BUS' unless it meets the color, identification, and equipment requirements set forth ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-130

(a) It shall be unlawful for the owner of any motor vehicle to operate or permit the operation of such vehicle on which any device controlling or abating ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-131

Any vehicle suspected of being operated in violation of this part may be the subject of an inspection conducted by an officer of the Georgia State Patrol who ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-150 through 40-8-163

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-180

This part shall be known and may be cited as the 'Vehicular Visible Emission Control Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-181

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to operate on a public roadway of this state a diesel powered vehicle which discharges into the atmosphere visible emissions ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-182

(a) This part shall be enforced by the duly authorized traffic control agency of this state or of any political subdivision thereof. The Air Quality Control Agency of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-183

Any person who violates any provision of this part shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-184

No subdivision of this state shall enact any ordinance or issue any rules and regulations pertaining to the discharging into the atmosphere of visible emissions from diesel powered ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-185

This part shall not apply to off-highway farm, forest, and construction equipment being moved from one work location to another. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-200

(a) The commissioner of public safety and members of the Department of Public Safety, and such other officers and employees of the department as the commissioner may designate, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-201

(a) No person driving a vehicle shall refuse to submit such vehicle to an inspection and test when required to do so by the commissioner of public safety ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-220

(a) Every school bus which is defined by paragraph (55) of Code Section 40-1-1 which is owned or operated by a state, county, or municipal government or under ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-8-221

Any person who violates any provision of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-1

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the 'Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-2

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Accident' means the collision of any motor vehicle with another vehicle or with any object or fixture, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-3

(a) The commissioner shall administer and enforce this chapter and is authorized to adopt and enforce rules and regulations necessary for its administration. The commissioner shall prescribe suitable ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-4

This chapter shall not apply with respect to any motor vehicle owned by the United States, the State of Georgia, any political subdivision of this state, or any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-5

(a) If the operator or the owner of a vehicle involved in an accident in this state has no license, such operator shall not be allowed a license ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-6

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-7

(a) Any person whose driveŕs license shall have been suspended under any provision of this chapter shall immediately return his or her license to the department. If any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-8

Any person whose driveŕs license or nonresident́s operating privilege has been suspended under this chapter and who, during such suspension, drives any motor vehicle upon any highway, except ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-9

Whenever a driveŕs license is suspended under any provisions of this chapter and the filing of proof of financial responsibility is made a prerequisite to reinstatement of such ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-10

This chapter shall in no respect be considered as a repeal of the state motor vehicle laws but shall be construed as supplemental thereto. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-11

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as preventing the plaintiff in any action at law from relying for relief upon the other processes provided by law. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-12

Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter for which no penalty is otherwise provided shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-30

The Department of Transportation shall charge a fee of $5.00 for each copy of any accident report received and maintained by that department pursuant to Code Section 40-6-273. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-31

Each state and local law enforcement agency shall submit to the Department of Transportation the original document of any accident report prepared by such law enforcement agency or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-32

(a) The department, not less than 30 days after receipt of an accident report or notice of an accident with respect to which a person claims under oath ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-33

(a) In the event that any person required to deposit security fails to deposit such security within 30 days from the date of mailing of notice as provided ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-34

The requirements as to security and suspension provided in Code Sections 40-9-32 and 40-9-33 shall not apply: (1) To the operator or owner of the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-35

(a) Any two or more of the persons involved in or affected by an accident may enter into a written agreement for the payment of an agreed amount ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-36

(a) The security under this chapter shall be in such amount as the department may require, but in no case in excess of the limits specified in subsection ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-37

(a) No liability insurance policy shall be effective under Code Section 40-9-34 unless issued by an insurance company authorized to do business in this state, except as provided ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-38

(a) Security under this chapter may also be provided for by a surety bond executed by the person and by a surety company duly authorized to transact business ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-39

(a) The department shall place any security deposited with it under this chapter in the general fund of the state treasury. Such security shall be applicable and available ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-40

At the end of the expiration of one year from the date of the accident or one year from the date of the suspension under this chapter, the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-41

Neither any accident report filed with the Department of Transportation, the action taken by the Department of Driver Services pursuant to this chapter, the findings, if any, of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-60

(a) Whenever any person fails within 30 days to satisfy any judgment rendered in an action at law arising out of a motor vehicle accident, to which no ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-61

(a) The department, upon receipt of a certified copy of an unsatisfied judgment, shall suspend the driveŕs license or nonresident́s operating privilege of the person against whom such ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-62

(a) A driveŕs license or nonresident́s operating privilege suspended pursuant to Code Section 40-9-61 shall remain so suspended and shall not be renewed, nor shall any such license ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-63

(a) A judgment debtor, upon due notice to the judgment creditor, may apply to the court in which such judgment was rendered for the privilege of paying such ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-80

(a) In all those situations under this chapter in which proof of financial responsibility for the future is required, such proof may be given by filing with the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-81

(a) Whenever any person is convicted of any offense making mandatory the suspension of such person´s driver´s license, the department shall not restore the license to such person ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-82

Any insurance company filing a certification with the department in order for the operator to show the proof required in this article shall not cancel such certification within ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-100

(a) After consultation with insurance companies authorized to issue automobile policies in this state, the Commissioner of Insurance shall approve a reasonable plan or plans for the equitable ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-101

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-102

Any person who rents motor vehicles from a U-drive-it owner is required to provide his own insurance, and insurance companies authorized to issue automobile policies in this state ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-9-103

(a) No motor vehicle liability insurance policy covering a motor vehicle principally garaged or principally used in this state shall be issued, delivered or issued for delivery, or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-1

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the 'Highway Safety Coordination Act of 1967.' ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-2

It is the public policy of this state in every way possible to reduce the number of traffic accidents, deaths, injuries, and property damage through the formulation of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-3

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Director' means the director of the Office of Highway Safety in the Department of Public Safety. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-4

There is created within the executive department the Office of Highway Safety. The Office of Highway Safety is assigned to the Department of Public Safety for administrative purposes ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-5

The director shall advise with and assist the Governor in the formulation, coordination, and supervision of comprehensive state and local highway safety programs to reduce traffic accidents, deaths, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-6

The Governor is authorized to provide and designate for the use of the director such space as shall be necessary to quarter the director and his staff. The ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-7

The Governor is authorized and granted the power to contract and to exercise any other powers which may be necessary in order to ensure that all departments of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-8

The Governor, acting for and in behalf of the State of Georgia, is authorized to cooperate with, and participate in, the programs of all federal, state, local, public, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-9

The governing authorities of the various counties and municipalities are empowered to contract with the state, federal, and other local public and private agencies and organizations and exercise ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-10-10

The Governor is designated the appropriate state official to accept and administer any funds which shall be made available to the State of Georgia and its various political ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-1

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Abandoned motor vehicle' means a motor vehicle or trailer: (A) Which has been left ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-2

(a) Any person who removes a motor vehicle from public property at the request of a law enforcement officer or stores such vehicle shall, if the owner of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-3

(a) Any peace officer who finds a motor vehicle which has been left unattended on a public street, road, or highway or other public property for a period ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-3.1

(a) It shall be the duty of any peace officer who discovers a motor vehicle which has been left unattended on a public street, road, or highway or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-3.2

(a) It shall be unlawful for the owner or operator of a paid private parking lot or paid private parking facility located within 500 feet of an establishment ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-4

(a) Any person who removes or stores any motor vehicle which is or becomes an abandoned motor vehicle shall have a lien on such vehicle for the reasonable ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-5

All liens acquired under Code Section 40-11-4 shall be foreclosed as follows: (1) Any proceeding to foreclose a lien on an abandoned motor vehicle must be ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-6

(a) Upon order of the court, the person holding the lien on the abandoned motor vehicle shall be authorized to sell such motor vehicle at public sale, as ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-7

The purchaser at a sale as authorized in this article shall receive a certified copy of the court order authorizing such sale. Any such purchaser may obtain a ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-8

The clerk of the court shall retain the remaining balance of the proceeds of a sale under Code Section 40-11-6, after satisfaction of liens, security interests, and debts, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-9

(a) If a motor vehicle has been left unattended on private property for not less than two days or on public property for not less than three days ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-20

The following items are declared to be contraband and are subject to forfeiture: (1) Any motor vehicle the manufacturer´s vehicle identification number of which has been ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-21

Property subject to forfeiture under Code Section 40-11-20 and in the possession of any state or local law enforcement agency shall not be subject to replevin but is ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-22

The law enforcement agency having possession of any property subject to forfeiture under Code Section 40-11-20 shall report such fact, within ten days of taking possession, to the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-23

Except as otherwise provided in this article, when property is forfeited under this article, the court may: (1) Order that the property be retained by ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-11-24

Prior to the propertýs being sold or returned to the owner or otherwise disposed of, the Department of Revenue shall assign it a new identification number. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-12-1

(a) The acceptance by any nonresident of this state, whether a person, firm, or corporation, of the rights and privileges conferred by the laws now or hereafter enforced ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-12-2

Service of process upon a nonresident pursuant to Code Section 40-12-1 shall be made by serving a copy of the complaint or other pleading with summons attached thereto ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-12-3

All actions brought under this chapter relating to the use of the highways of this state by nonresident motorists shall be brought in the county in which the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-12-4

The Secretary of State or his successor in office shall keep a record of all processes, which record shall show the day and hour of service upon him. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-12-5

The Secretary of State or his successor in office, within three days from the date of the service upon him of the summons or process provided for in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-12-6

The court in which an action brought against a nonresident pursuant to this chapter is pending shall cause any such action to be continued as long as may ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-12-7

The Secretary of State is authorized and empowered to designate such of his employees as he deems necessary for the purposes of accepting service as provided in this ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-12-8

If any person upon whom service of process is authorized by this chapter shall die, or be or become insane, or shall not be sui juris, service shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-1

The commissioner of driver services shall develop a uniform traffic citation and complaint form for use by all law enforcement officers who are empowered to enforce the traffic ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-2

The Board of Public Safety, by rule and regulation, shall establish a system of accountability for all traffic citations and complaints, and it shall also provide the procedures ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-2.1

(a) A person who is issued a citation as provided in this chapter or Code Section 17-6-11, relating to display of driver´s license in lieu of bail, shall ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-3

Except for offenses tried in the superior courts, all other courts having jurisdiction of the offense may proceed with the adjudication of the offenses contained within the complaint ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-4

Nothing contained in this article shall be construed to prohibit or to deny to any officer or official of any court any fees prescribed for his duties and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-20

As used in this article, the term 'municipal courts' shall be construed to include municipal courts of the incorporated municipalities of this state. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-21

(a) The probate courts and municipal courts of the incorporated towns and cities of this state, acting by and through the judges or presiding officers thereof, shall have ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-22

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the law to the contrary, any person, firm, or corporation charged with an offense under Code Section 40-2-8 may be tried in any ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-23

(a) No court defined in this article shall have the power to dispose of traffic misdemeanor cases as provided in this article unless the defendant shall first waive ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-24

An indictment or accusation shall not be required against a defendant under this article, but a citation and complaint specifically setting out the charge shall be issued. The ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-25

The costs in any case disposed of under this article shall be as provided in Code Section 15-9-60. In case a defendant refuses to waive a trial by ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-26

Defendants who plead guilty or who are convicted under this article shall be required to serve their sentences in such manner as is provided for by law in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-27

A written record is required to be kept of every case made or disposed of under this article. Such record shall be accessible at all times for public ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-28

Any defendant convicted under this article shall have the right of appeal to the superior court. The provisions of Code Sections 5-3-29 and 5-3-30 shall not apply to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-29

In all counties except those having city, county, or state courts, the judge of the probate court shall have exclusive jurisdiction of all traffic misdemeanor cases originating in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-30

Officers of the Georgia State Patrol and any other officer of this state or of any county or municipality thereof having authority to arrest for a criminal offense ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-31

The sheriffs of the several counties of this state are entitled to an arresting fee, as provided by law, in every case in which the sheriff or his ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-32

(a) No court having jurisdiction over cases arising out of the traffic laws of this state or the traffic laws of any county or municipal government shall change ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-33

(a) Any challenge to a misdemeanor conviction of any of the traffic laws of this state or the traffic laws of any county or municipal government which may ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-50

In every court of this state having jurisdiction over the violation of traffic laws or traffic ordinances, the judge, or the judges where there is more than one ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-51

(a) The court may appoint a clerk or deputy clerk or deputy clerks, who shall be named in the order establishing the traffic violations bureau, for the purpose ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-52

The court may, in its order, provide that there shall be maintained in the office of the traffic violations bureau cards known as 'traffic offense cards.' Upon each ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-53

(a) Subject to the exceptions set out in subsection (b) of this Code section, any officer who arrests any person for the violation of a traffic law or ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-54

The original citation and complaint shall be sent by the officer issuing it to the traffic violations bureau of the court within 24 hours of the arrest. The ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-55

Any person cited for any traffic offense under the jurisdiction of the traffic violations bureau of the court shall be permitted to give a cash bond for his ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-56

No officer giving a citation and complaint to a defendant for a traffic violation shall accept a cash bond himself. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-57

In the event an officer has authority to issue citation and complaint as set forth in Code Section 40-13-53 but declines to do so because of his belief ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-58

Where a defendant cited for a traffic violation posts a cash bond according to the schedule set up by court order and fails to appear in court at ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-59

(a) The traffic violations bureau of the court shall record on the prescribed form, as set out in Code Section 40-13-52, the driving record of the defendant. If ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-60

Any traffic violation under the jurisdiction of the traffic violations bureau shall be characterized and classified as a traffic violation and shall not be considered as a misdemeanor. ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-61

All records other than those excepted in this article shall be maintained at the traffic violations bureau of the court. No accusation of an offense for which citation ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-62

When any person cited for a traffic violation pursuant to this article fails to appear in court on the date specified in the citation and in accordance with ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-63

The willful failure of any person to appear in accordance with the written promise contained on the citation and complaint and served upon such person shall constitute an ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-13-64

The court may provide that its traffic violations bureau, in addition to the duties set out in this article, shall have charge of what shall be called and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-1

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Campus' means the grounds owned or occupied by a college or university. (2) 'Campus law ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-2

(a) The law enforcement officers of the various counties, municipalities, colleges, and universities may use speed detection devices only if the sheriffs of such counties, or the governing ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-3

(a) A county sheriff, county or municipal governing authority, or the president of a college or university may apply to the Department of Public Safety for a permit ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-4

No state, county, municipal, or campus law enforcement agency may use speed detection devices unless the agency possesses a license in compliance with Federal Communications Commission rules, and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-5

(a) Each state, county, municipal, or campus law enforcement officer using a radar device shall test the device for accuracy and record and maintain the results of the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-6

(a) Each county, municipality, college, and university using speed detection devices shall erect signs on every highway which comprises a part of the state highway system at that ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-7

No stationary speed detection device shall be employed by county, municipal, college, or university law enforcement officers where the vehicle from which the device is operated is obstructed ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-8

(a) No county, city, or campus officer shall be allowed to make a case based on the use of any speed detection device, unless the speed of the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-9

Evidence obtained by county or municipal law enforcement officers in using speed detection devices within 300 feet of a reduction of a speed limit inside an incorporated municipality ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-10

It shall be unlawful for speed detection devices to be used in any county or municipality or on any campus for which a permit authorizing such use has ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-11

(a) Upon a complaint being made to the commissioner of public safety that any county, municipality, college, or university is employing speed detection devices for purposes other than ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-12

Upon issuance by the commissioner of public safety of an order suspending or revoking the speed detection device permit of any county, municipality, college, or university, the county, ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-13

Any county, municipality, college, or university aggrieved by a decision of the commissioner or deputy commissioner of public safety suspending or revoking its speed detection device permit may ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-14

At the expiration of six months following the suspension or revocation of a speed detection device permit by the Board of Public Safety or, if no appeal was ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-15

The Governor, in his discretion, may direct the commissioner of public safety, or his delegate, to inquire into such change of circumstances and report the same to him ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-16

No speeding violation of less than ten miles per hour above the legal speed limit in the county or municipality or on a college or university campus in ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-17

Evidence of speed based on a speed detection device using the speed timing principle of laser which is of a model that has been approved by the Department ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-20

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Recorded images' has the meaning provided in subparagraph (f)(1)(B) of Code Section 40-6-20. (2) ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-21

(a) The law enforcement agency of any county or municipality shall not use traffic-control signal monitoring devices unless the chief law enforcement officer of such county or municipality ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-22

The timing of any traffic-control signal which is being monitored by a traffic-control signal monitoring device shall conform to regulations promulgated by the Department of Transportation pursuant to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-23

Each county or municipality using traffic-control signal monitoring devices shall erect signs on every highway which comprises a part of the state highway system at that point on ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-14-24

Each county or municipality using any traffic-control signal monitoring device shall submit not later than February 1 of each year a report on such use during the preceding ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-15-1

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Board' means the Board of Driver Services. (2) 'Commissioner' means the commissioner of driver ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-15-2

(a)(1) The department is authorized to set up, establish, and operate a motorcycle operator safety training program for the purpose of assisting motorcycle operators to meet the requirements ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-15-3

The board is authorized to adopt, promulgate, and establish rules and regulations for the operation of any motorcycle operator safety training program; to provide for the entrance and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-15-4

(a) The commissioner shall appoint a state-wide motorcycle safety coordinator who shall carry out and enforce the provisions of this chapter and the rules and regulations of the ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-15-5

Every person who desires to qualify as an instructor in a motorcycle operator safety training program shall meet the following requirements: (1) Be of good ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-1

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Board' means the Board of Driver Services. (2) 'Commissioner' means the commissioner of driver ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-2

(a) There is created the Department of Driver Services. The Department of Driver Services shall be a successor agency to and continuation of the former Department of Motor ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-2.1

Annual reports shall be provided to the General Assembly by the affected departments with respect to the reorganization provided for in Code Section 40-16-2 and with respect to ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-3

(a) The department shall be under the direction, control, and management of the Board of Driver Services and the commissioner of driver services. The commissioner shall be appointed ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-4

(a) The commissioner shall establish such units within the department as he or she deems proper for its administration and shall designate persons to be directors and assistant ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-5

(a) Subject to approval by the board, the commissioner shall have the power to make and publish reasonable rules and regulations not inconsistent with this title or other ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-5.1

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this Code section, no department motor vehicles shall be used by any investigators employed by the department except in the discharge of ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-6

(a) To the extent specifically authorized by law, the commissioner may pursuant to rule or regulation specify and impose civil monetary penalties for violations of laws, rules, and ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-7

(a) The department shall be a budget unit to which funds may be appropriated as provided in the 'Budget Act,' Part 1 of Article 4 of Chapter 12 ...

Georgia Code - Motor Vehicles & Traffic - Title 40, Section 40-16-8

(a) There shall be established, within the department, the Governoŕs Commercial Transportation Advisory Committee. The purpose of this committee is to advise the Governor on all laws, regulations, ...

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