2018 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 14 - Effect of Chapter on Powers of Local Authorities
§ 40-6-374. Form of adopting ordinance

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-374 (2018)
  • 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:

  • (Municipality or County) of

  • Ordinance number

  • An ordinance adopting the Georgia Uniform Rules of the Road, Code

  • Sections [ to (except for Code Sections )] of Chapter 6 of

  • Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, to regulate traffic

  • upon the public streets of the (Municipality or County) of and

  • repealing ordinance number and all other ordinances and sections of

  • ordinances in conflict herewith.

  • It is ordained by as follows:

  • Section 1. Adoption by reference. Pursuant to Chapter 6 of Title 40

  • of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, Code Sections 40-6-372

  • through 40-6-376, Code Sections [ to (except for Code Sections

  • )] of that chapter known as the Uniform Rules of the Road and

  • the definitions contained in Code Section 40-1-1 are hereby adopted as

  • and for the traffic regulations of this (Municipality or County) with

  • like effect as if recited herein.

  • Section 2. Penalties. Unless another penalty is expressly provided by

  • law, every person convicted of a violation of any provision of this

  • ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not more than dollars or

  • by imprisonment for not more than days or by both such fine and

  • imprisonment.

  • Section 3. Repeal. The (existing ordinances covering the same matters

  • as embraced in this ordinance) are hereby repealed and all ordinances or

  • parts of ordinances inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance

  • are hereby repealed.

  • Section 4. Effective date. This ordinance shall take effect from and

  • after the day of , .

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Georgia may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.