2019 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 40-6-17. Prohibited use of traffic-control device preemption emitter; penalty

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-17 (2019)
  • (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, radio wave, or other signal used for the purpose of changing, altering, disabling, or disrupting the normal signal sequence of a traffic-control device.

  • (b) It shall be unlawful for any person other than law enforcement, fire department, or emergency personnel to use, possess with the ability to use, sell, or purchase a traffic-control device preemption emitter.

  • (c) Any person who violates subsection (b) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.


Code 1981, § 40-6-17, enacted by Ga. L. 2004, p. 1084, § 1.

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.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.