Georgia Motorcycle Safety Quiz
How much do you know about Georgia motorcycle traffic and safety laws?
True or False:
- In Georgia, it is only necessary for motorcycle operators to use their headlight at night.
- It is legal for motorcycle operators to “split lanes,” or drive a motorcycle between lanes of traffic.
- A motorcycle operator is not required to wear a helmet if he or she is operating the vehicle off road.
- Individuals under the age of 18 are prohibited from riding as a passenger on a motorcycle.
- It is legal for two motorcycle operators to ride two abreast, or side by side, in one lane.
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- False. Use of headlight is required at all times under Georgia state law.
- False. Under Georgia law, it is illegal to split lanes by driving a motorcycle between lanes of traffic or between adjacent rows of vehicles.
- True. A helmet is only required for on road use. However, helmets should be worn at all times for optimum safety. A helmet can prevent debilitating injury or death.
- False. There are no passenger age restrictions in Georgia.
- True. Georgia law allows no more than two motorcycles to ride abreast in a single lane.
As an injury attorney, I frequently represent victims of Georgia motorcycle accidents. Because a motorcycle rider is more exposed than those riding in a car, serious injuries can occur in when a motorcycle is involved in a collision. In order to ride as safely as possible, it is important to be familiar with state laws regarding motorcycle safety.
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