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Georgia Red Light Bill

House Bill 161

By: Representatives Purcell of the 159th, Roberts of the 154th, Powell of the 29th, Bearden of

the 68th, Bell of the 58th, and others

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT

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To amend Part 2 of Article 13 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia

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Annotated, relating to uniform rules of the road for motorcycles, so as to provide for certain

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traffic regulations relating to motorcycles; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting

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laws; and for other purposes.

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BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA:

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Part 2 of Article 13 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated,

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relating to uniform rules of the road for motorcycles, is amended by adding a new Code

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section to read as follows:

"40-6-317.

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A driver of a motorcycle approaching an intersection controlled by a traffic-control signal

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utilizing a vehicle detection device that is inoperative due to the size of the motorcycle

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shall come to a full and complete stop at the intersection in response to a red light and, after

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waiting for a reasonable period of time, not less than 60 seconds, for such traffic-control

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signal to detect such motorcycle, may proceed with due caution when it is safe to do so.

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The driver of any vehicle approaching the intersection which lawfully may enter the

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intersection shall have right of way over any motorcycle operator proceeding through a red

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light and in no event where an accident results from the driver of the motorcycle

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proceeding into the intersection on a red light shall such driver of the vehicle be charged

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with any violation of Code Section 40-6-70, relating to failure to yield right of way, Code

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Section 40-6-49, relating to following too closely, or Code Section 40-6-180, relating to

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driving too fast for conditions."

SECTION 1.

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All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are repealed.

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