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
§ 46-9-137. Granting of Passes by Common Carriers to Former Employees and Their Immediate Family

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-9-137 (2020)

Common carriers may grant passes upon their transportation lines to any former employee of the company and his immediate family if such employee, owing to length of service or because of an injury suffered in the service of the company, has been retired from the company but is kept on the payroll under a system of pensioning or a similar system. Such passes shall be good only for intrastate passage.

(Ga. L. 1909, p. 163, § 1; Civil Code 1910, § 2735; Code 1933, § 18-217.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 13 Am. Jur. 2d, Carriers, § 272.


- 13 C.J.S., Carriers, §§ 499, 502.


- Evidence of right to free transportation on public conveyance, 3 A.L.R. 387.

Franchise provisions for free or reduced rates of public service corporations as within constitutional or statutory provision prohibiting discrimination, 10 A.L.R. 504; 15 A.L.R. 1200.

Constitutionality of statute authorizing issuance of passes by carriers, 33 A.L.R. 373.

Contractual exemption from or limitation of liability for injury to passenger traveling on pass as available to one other than the carrier issuing pass, 147 A.L.R. 778.

Status of employee or his family traveling on employer's interstate conveyance by means of pass issued pursuant to specific provision of employment or collective bargaining agreement, 55 A.L.R.2d 766.

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