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2021 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 13 - Special Provisions for Certain Vehicles
Part 2 - Motorcycles
§ 40-6-312. Operating Motorcycle on Roadway Laned for Traffic
Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-312 (2021)
- All motorcycles are entitled to full use of a lane, and no motor vehicle shall be driven in such a manner as to deprive any motorcycle of the full use of a lane. This subsection shall not apply to motorcycles operated two abreast in a single lane.
- The operator of a motorcycle shall not overtake and pass in the same lane occupied by the vehicle being overtaken.
- No person shall operate a motorcycle between lanes of traffic or between adjacent lines or rows of vehicles.
- Motorcycles shall not be operated more than two abreast in a single lane.
- A person operating a motorcycle shall at all times keep his headlights and taillights illuminated.
- Subsections (b) and (c) of this Code section shall not apply to police officers in the performance of their official duties.
(Code 1933, § 68A-1303, enacted by Ga. L. 1974, p. 633, § 1; Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 5.)
Am. Jur. 2d.
- 7A Am. Jur. 2d, Automobiles and Highway Traffic, §§ 206, 254.ALR.
- Reciprocal duties of driver of automobile and bicyclist or motorcyclist, 172 A.L.R. 736.
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