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We have put together a simple list of the primary Georgia state motorcycle laws to help you when traveling through Georgia on a motorcycle. These Georgia motorcycle laws where confirmed accurate as of the time of publishing and are provided to you as a reference only. For Georgia's complete motorcycle laws, please visit the Georgia state Motor Vehicle website.

Safety Helmet: Required by law. (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 motor vehicle safety.
Eye Protection: Required by law unless equipped with windscreen
Passenger Age: No Restrictions
Helmet Speakers: To be used for communication purposes only
Mirrors: One required by law
Headlight: Daytime headlight required by law. Modulating headlight permitted.
Turn Signals: Not Required on motorcycles manufactured prior to January 1, 1972
Handlebars: Maximum of 15" above seat
Muffler: No acoustical criteria.
Noise Restrictions: No acoustical criteria.
Riding Two Abreast in Lane: Motorcycles shall not be operated more than two abreast in a single lane.
Lane Splitting: The operator of a motorcycle shall not overtake and pass in the same lane occupied by the vehicle being overtaken. (c) No person shall operate a motorcycle between lanes of traffic or between adjacent lines or rows of vehicles.
Insurance: 33-7-11 (a)(1) No automobile liability policy or motor vehicle liability policy shall be issued ... unless it contains an endorsement or provisions undertaking to pay the insured all sums which said insured shall be legally entitled to recover as damages from the owner or operator of an uninsured motor vehicle, within limits exclusive of interests and costs which at the option of the insured shall be: (A) Not less than $25,000.00 because of bodily injury to or death of one person in any one accident, and, subject to such limit for one person, $50,000.00 because of bodily injury to or death of two or more persons in any one accident, and $25,000.00 because of injury to or destruction of property...
 

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