Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner. And with the milder weather more people will be heading out to walk, jog and enjoy the out of doors. Due to the lack of sidewalks in many areas, pedestrians are common on many Georgia roadways. Unfortunately, many drivers do not know how to properly respond when pedestrians are near the roadway. Even fewer know what Georgia law has to say about pedestrians, which is why we have created this article: “What Are Georgia’s Pedestrian Laws?” Read on to learn more about Georgia’s laws and how to keep you, your passengers, and pedestrians safe on Georgia roadways.
Learning more about Georgia’s pedestrian laws could help drivers avoid a ticket or lawsuit, and may even save someone’s life. It can also help pedestrians understand how to obey the law and do their part to make Georgia’s roadways safer. Here is a brief summary of Georgia’s pedestrian laws:
As you can see, Georgia’s pedestrian laws are a two-way street. Drivers and pedestrians both have the responsibility of knowing the law and obeying it.
If you have questions about Georgia’s pedestrian laws or have been involved in a pedestrian-auto accident, contact the Giannini Law Office to learn more. We can help you understand your legal rights and responsibilities, whether you were injured in an accident or have been accused of causing one. Call our office today at (770) 637-5505 to schedule a free case evaluation.
About the Author Attorney Robert “Bob” Giannini handles criminal defense and personal injury
cases throughout the metro Atlanta and north Georgia area. With almost two
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