2020 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 5 - Rights and Duties of Pedestrians
§ 40-6-90. Pedestrians to Obey Traffic-Control Devices and Traffic Regulations

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-90 (2020)
  1. A pedestrian shall obey the instructions of any official traffic-control device specifically applicable to him, unless otherwise directed by a police officer.
  2. Pedestrians shall be subject to traffic and pedestrian control signals as provided in Code Sections 40-6-21 and 40-6-22.
  3. At all other places, pedestrians shall be accorded the privileges and shall be subject to the restrictions stated in this chapter.

(Ga. L. 1953, Nov.-Dec. Sess., p. 556, § 77; Code 1933, § 68A-501, enacted by Ga. L. 1974, p. 633, § 1; Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 5.)

RESEARCH REFERENCES

ALR.

- Duty of pedestrian before crossing street to look for vehicles approaching on intersecting street, 44 A.L.R. 1299.

Duty and liability to person struck by automobile while crossing street at unusual place or diagonally, 67 A.L.R. 313.

Liability for collision of automobile with pedestrian at intersection as affected by reliance upon or disregard of stop-and-go signal, 2 A.L.R.3d 155.

Liability for collision of automobile with pedestrian at intersection as affected by reliance upon or disregard of traffic sign or signal other than stop-and-go signal, 3 A.L.R.3d 557.

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