2021 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 4 - Right of Way
§ 40-6-73. Entering or Crossing Roadway

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-73 (2021)

The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a roadway from any place other than another roadway shall yield the right of way to all vehicles approaching on the roadway to be entered or crossed.

(Ga. L. 1953, Nov.-Dec. Sess., p. 556, § 75; Code 1933, § 68A-404, 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, § 289.

Last Clear Chance, 32 POF2d 625.


- 60 C.J.S., Motor Vehicles, §§ 53, 54, 56. 60A C.J.S., Motor Vehicles, § 846 et seq.


- Right of way at street or highway intersections, 37 A.L.R. 493; 47 A.L.R. 595.

Reciprocal duties of drivers of automobiles or other vehicles proceeding in the same direction, 47 A.L.R. 703; 62 A.L.R. 970; 104 A.L.R. 485.

Right of way as between vehicles in street or highway and vehicles approaching from private driveway, 50 A.L.R. 283.

Automobiles: cutting corners as negligence, 115 A.L.R. 1178.

Liability for injury or damage growing out of pulling out of parked motor vehicle, 29 A.L.R.2d 107.

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