2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 40 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
CHAPTER 8 - EQUIPMENT AND INSPECTION OF MOTOR VEHICLES
ARTICLE 1 - EQUIPMENT GENERALLY
PART 3 - BRAKES
§ 40-8-53 - Performance ability

O.C.G.A. 40-8-53 (2010)
40-8-53. Performance ability


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, level road free from loose material, upon application of the service (foot) brake within the distances specified in this Code section or shall be capable of being decelerated at a sustained rate corresponding to these distances.

Feet to Stop
From 20 Miles Deceleration in
Per Hour Feet Per Second
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Vehicles or combinations of 30 14
vehicles having brakes on all
wheels
Vehicles or combinations of 40 10.7
vehicles not having brakes on all
wheels

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