2020 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 6 - Turning, Starting, Signaling
§ 40-6-126. Central Lane for Turning

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-126 (2020)

Whenever a highway or roadway has a central lane in which traffic may enter from either direction for the purposes of making a left turn, no vehicle shall be driven into such central lane except for the purpose of making a left turn, and no vehicle shall enter into such central lane at a location which is more than 300 feet from the location where the vehicle will turn left across one or more lanes of oncoming traffic. No vehicle which has been driven into such a central lane shall be operated in such central lane for more than 300 feet.

(Code 1981, §40-6-126, enacted by Ga. L. 1997, p. 866, § 1.)

Cross references.

- Driving on roadways laned for traffic, § 40-6-48.


Cited in Driscoll v. Walters, 267 Ga. App. 688, 600 S.E.2d 744 (2004).


Cross references.

- Regulation of railroad grade crossings, § 32-6-190 et seq.

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