2020 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 13 - Special Provisions for Certain Vehicles
Part 2A - Personal Assistive Mobility Devices
§ 40-6-320. Operation on Highways and Sidewalks; Direction of Travel

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-320 (2020)
  1. Electric personal assistive mobility devices may be operated on highways and on sidewalks where a 48 inch clear path is maintained for access for persons with disabilities, provided that any person operating such a device shall have the same rights and duties as prescribed for pedestrians in Article 5 of this chapter and except as otherwise provided in this part.
  2. No person shall operate any electric personal assistive mobility device on the roadway of any highway unless:
    1. The maximum speed limit of the roadway is 35 miles per hour or less; or
    2. The roadway has a separately striped bicycle lane and the device is operated within the bicycle lane.
  3. When traveling on any roadway of a highway, a person operating an electric personal assistive mobility device shall travel in the same direction authorized for motor vehicle traffic on such roadway.

(Code 1981, §40-6-320, enacted by Ga. L. 2003, p. 308, § 4.)

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