2020 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 12 - Accidents
§ 40-6-279. Accidents Involving Operation of Fully Autonomous Vehicles

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-279 (2020)

Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter to the contrary, when an accident involves a fully autonomous vehicle with the automated driving system engaged, the requirements of subsection (a) of Code Sections 40-6-270, 40-6-271, 40-6-272, 40-6-273, and 40-6-273.1 shall be deemed satisfied if such fully autonomous vehicle remains on the scene of such accident as required by law and such fully autonomous vehicle or operator promptly contacts a local law enforcement agency and communicates the information required by this chapter.

(Code 1981, §40-6-279, enacted by Ga. L. 2017, p. 549, § 3/SB 219.)

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 5, redesignated former Code Section 40-6-279 as present Code Section 40-6-278.

Law reviews.

- For article on the 2017 enactment of this Code section, see 34 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 231 (2017).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 7A Am. Jur. 2d, Automobiles and Highway Traffic, § 326 et seq.

ARTICLE 13 SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES

Administrative Rules and Regulations.

- Bicycle safety, Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia, Department of Public Safety, Chapter 570-10.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Motorist's Negligence in Child "Dart-Out" Case, 10 POF3d 1.

Negligence of Motorist in Accident Involving Bicyclist, 11 POF3d 395.

Motor Vehicle Accidents - Contributory Negligence by Bicyclist, 11 POF3d 503.

ALR.

- Products liability issues surrounding design, production, distribution, and use of recreational and vehicular helmets, 13 A.L.R.7th 5.

PART 1 BICYCLES AND PLAY VEHICLES
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