2022 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 12 - Accidents
§ 40-6-278. Uniform Motor Vehicle Accident Reports and Reporting Procedures

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-278 (2022)

The commissioner of transportation shall prescribe, by rule, uniform motor vehicle accident reports and reporting procedures which shall be used by all police officers, whether state, county, or municipal. The rules shall be adopted in accordance with Chapter 13 of Title 50, the “Georgia Administrative Procedure Act.” The rules may require one type of report and reporting procedure for motor vehicle accidents in which property damage alone is involved and another type of report and reporting procedure for motor vehicle accidents involving personal injury or death. The commissioner may, by rule, require additional investigation or reports in case of serious bodily injury or death.

History. Ga. L. 1973, p. 443, § 1; Code 1981, § 40-6-279 ; Code 1981, § 40-6-278 , as redesignated by Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 5; Ga. L. 2000, p. 951, § 5A-6; Ga. L. 2005, p. 334, § 18-9/HB 501.

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