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2019 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 13 - Special Provisions for Certain Vehicles
Part 2 - Motorcycles
§ 40-6-314. Footrests and handlebars
Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-314 (2019)
(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 shall operate any motorcycle with handlebars more than 25 inches in height above that portion of the seat occupied by the operator or with a backrest more commonly known as a sissy bar that is designed in such a way as to create a sharp point at its apex.
Ga. L. 1969, p. 732, § 2; Ga. L. 1972, p. 475, § 2; Code 1933, § 68A-1305, enacted by Ga. L. 1974, p. 633, § 1; Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 5; Ga. L. 2016, p. 90, § 2/HB 166.
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