2020 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 9 - Transportation of Freight and Passengers Generally
Article 4 - Transportation of Passengers
Part 1 - Transportation by Carriers Generally
§ 46-9-133. Duty of Common Carriers of Passengers to Furnish Comfortable Seats and to Light and Ventilate Cars

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-9-133 (2020)
  1. Common carriers doing business in this state shall furnish to their passengers comfortable seats and shall have the railroad car or other vehicle well and sufficiently lighted and ventilated.
  2. Any common carrier which violates this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Ga. L. 1863-64, p. 132, § 1; Code 1868, § 4498; Code 1873, § 4585; Code 1882, § 4585; Ga. L. 1890-91, p. 157, §§ 1, 4, 5, 7; Civil Code 1895, §§ 2269, 2272, 2273, 2275; Penal Code 1895, §§ 522, 526; Civil Code 1910, §§ 2717, 2720, 2721, 2723; Penal Code 1910, §§ 529, 534; Code 1933, §§ 18-206, 18-9903; Ga. L. 1979, p. 945, § 1.)

RESEARCH REFERENCES

ALR.

- Passenger's waiver of right to seat, 42 A.L.R. 156.

Liability for injury to customer or patron from defect in or fall of seat, 21 A.L.R.2d 420.

Liability of common carrier for personal injury or death of passenger occasioned by inhalation of gases or fumes from exhaust, 99 A.L.R.3d 751.

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