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Georgia Law on Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Device

Legal Commentary. This Georgia statute on electric personal assistive mobility devices provides that the operators of the device, or electric wheelchair, must use due care to yield to pedestrians.

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See the full text of the statute below:

Section 40-6-321 Operators to use Due Care and to Yield Right of Way to Pedestrians

Any person operating an electric personal assistive mobility device on a sidewalk or roadway shall comply with the requirements of this part or any local ordinance regulating the use of such devices pursuant to Code Section 40-6-371 and shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with, and shall yield the right of way to, persons traveling on foot.

HISTORY: Code 1981, § 40-6-321, enacted by Ga. L. 2003, p. 308, § 4.

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