2019 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 5 - Drivers' Licenses
Article 8 - Identification Cards for Persons With Disabilities
§ 40-5-170. Definitions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-5-170 (2019)
  • 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 ability to climb stairs; substantial loss of sight or hearing; loss of one or more limbs or use thereof; or significantly diminished reasoning capacity.

    • (2) "Identification card for persons with disabilities" means an identification card issued as provided in this article.

    • (3) "Permanent disability" means any disability which is permanent in nature or which is expected to continue for a period of at least five years.

    • (4) "Person with disabilities" means any person with a permanent or temporary disability.

    • (5) "Temporary disability" means any disability which is expected to continue for at least six months but less than five years.


Code 1981, § 40-5-170, enacted by Ga. L. 1989, p. 628, § 1; Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 4; Ga. L. 1995, p. 1302, § 7.

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