Georgia (O.C.G.A. § 40-15-1)

Legal Commentary. This Georgia statute provides the definitions for several terms used within Code Sections 40-15-2 to 40-15-5 regarding Georgia’s Motorcycle Operator Safety Training Program.

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Section 40-15-1 Definitions

As used in this chapter, the term:

(1) "Board" means the Board of Driver Services.

(2) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of driver services.

(3) "Coordinator" means the state-wide motorcycle safety coordinator provided for in Code Section 40-15-4.

(4) "Department" means the Department of Driver Services.

(5) "Motorcycle" means every motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding a tractor and a moped.

(6) "Operator" means any person who drives or is in actual physical control of a motorcycle.

(7) "Program" means a motorcycle operator safety training program provided for in Code Section 40-15-2.

HISTORY: Code 1981, § 40-15-1, enacted by Ga. L. 1984, p. 644, § 1; Ga. L. 1986, p. 181, § 1; Ga. L. 1997, p. 143, § 40; Ga. L. 1997, p. 1505, § 1; Ga. L. 2000, p. 951, § 8-1; Ga. L. 2005, p. 334, § 23-2/HB 501.