2020 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 11 - Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 40-6-243. Opening and Closing Vehicle Doors
No person shall open the door of a motor vehicle on the side available to moving traffic unless and until it is reasonably safe to do so and can be done without interfering with the movement of other traffic, nor shall any person leave a door open on the side of a vehicle available to moving traffic for a period of time longer than necessary to load or unload passengers.
(Ga. L. 1967, p. 542, § 5; Code 1933, § 68A-1105, enacted by Ga. L. 1974, p. 633, § 1; Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 5.)
- 60A C.J.S., Motor Vehicles, § 756.ALR.
- Liability for injury or damage caused in collision with, or avoiding collision with, open door or parked automobile, 92 A.L.R.2d 1037.