2021 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
§ 46-9-138. Granting of Annual Passes by Common Carriers to Sheriffs and Their Deputies

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-9-138 (2021)

Common carriers operating in this state may issue annual passes to all sheriffs and their lawful deputies, provided that the term "sheriffs and their lawful deputies," as used in this Code section, means one sheriff and one lawful deputy for each county; provided, further, that whenever any sheriff or deputy travels on such free pass, such sheriff or deputy shall have no right to charge or collect, from any source, railroad fare covering such trip.

(Ga. L. 1922, p. 173, § 1; Code 1933, § 18-218.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 13 Am. Jur. 2d, Carriers, §§ 272, 729.


- 13 C.J.S., Carriers, §§ 499, 502.


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

Carriers: free passes to public officials or employees, 8 A.L.R. 682.

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.

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