2019 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 8 - Equipment and Inspection of Motor Vehicles
Article 1 - Equipment Generally
Part 3 - Brakes
§ 40-8-51. Means of operation

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-8-51 (2019)
  • (a) One of the means of brake operation shall consist of a mechanical connection from the operating lever to the brake shoes or bands, and this brake shall be capable of holding the vehicle or combination of vehicles stationary under any condition of loading on any upgrade or downgrade upon which it is operated.

  • (b) The brake shoes operating within or upon the drums on the vehicle wheels of any motor vehicle may be used for both service and hand operation.


Ga. L. 1953, Nov.-Dec. Sess., p. 556, § 115; Code 1933, § 68E-302, enacted by Ga. L. 1982, p. 165, § 4; Code 1981, § 40-8-51, enacted by Ga. L. 1982, p. 165, § 10.

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