§ 40-6-315. Headgear and eye-protective devices for riders.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 40. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC

Chapter 6. UNIFORM RULES OF THE ROAD

Article 13. SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES

Part 2. MOTORCYCLES

Current through 2019-2020 Chapter 609

§ 40-6-315. Headgear and eye-protective devices for riders

(a) No person shall operate or ride upon a motorcycle unless he or she is wearing protective headgear which complies with standards established by the commissioner of public safety.
(b) No person shall operate or ride upon a motorcycle if the motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield unless he or she is wearing an eye-protective device of a type approved by the commissioner of public safety.
(c) This Code section shall not apply to persons riding within an enclosed cab or motorized cart. This Code section shall not apply to a person operating a three-wheeled motorcycle used only for agricultural purposes.
(d) The commissioner of public safety is authorized to approve or disapprove protective headgear and eye-protective devices required in this Code section and to issue and enforce regulations establishing standards and specifications for the approval thereof. The commissioner shall publish in print or electronically lists of all protective headgear and eye-protective devices by name and type which have been approved.

Cite as OCGA § 40-6-315

History. Amended by 2010 Ga. Laws 615, §10, eff. 6/3/2010.

Amended by 2005 Ga. Laws 68, §18-11, eff. 7/1/2005.