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2019 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 7 - Negotiating Railroad Crossings, Entering Highways From Private Driveways
§ 40-6-141. Erection and observance of stop signs at railroad grade crossings
Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-141 (2019)
The Department of Transportation and local authorities with the approval of the department are authorized to designate particularly dangerous highway grade crossings of railroads and to erect stop signs thereat. When such stop signs are erected, the driver of any vehicle shall stop within 50 feet but not less than 15 feet from the nearest rail of such railroad and shall proceed only upon exercising due care.History:
Ga. L. 1953, Nov.-Dec. Sess., p. 556, § 84; Ga. L. 1973, p. 947, § 2; Code 1933, § 68A-702, enacted by Ga. L. 1974, p. 633, § 1; Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 5.
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