2022 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 6 - Uniform Rules of the Road
Article 13 - Special Provisions for Certain Vehicles
Part 2A - Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices and Personal Delivery Devices
§ 40-6-322. Speed of Travel Restricted

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-6-322 (2022)
  1. No person shall operate an electric personal assistive mobility device at a speed greater than seven miles per hour when traveling on any sidewalk or 15 miles per hour elsewhere; provided, however, that a county or municipal governing authority or the commissioner of transportation may further restrict the speed of such devices in locations where pedestrian traffic is congested and there is a significant speed differential between pedestrians and operators of such devices.
  2. Operation of a personal delivery device shall be limited to:
    1. A speed of no greater than 20 miles per hour when upon a bicycle lane, shoulder, or roadway;
    2. A speed of no greater than four miles per hour when upon a sidewalk or within a shared use path or safety zone; and
    3. A speed of no less than 3.5 feet per second and no more than four miles per hour when within a crosswalk.

History. Code 1981, § 40-6-322 , enacted by Ga. L. 2003, p. 308, § 4; Ga. L. 2022, p. 543, § 2/HB 1009.

The 2022 amendment, effective July 1, 2022, designated the existing provisions of this Code section as subsection (a) and added subsection (b).

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