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§ 40-6-17. Prohibited use of traffic-control device preemption emitter; penalty


§ 40-6-17.  Prohibited use of traffic-control device preemption emitter; penalty
   (a) As used in this Code section, the term "traffic-control device preemption emitter" means a mobile infrared transmitter or any other similar device which transmits an infrared beam, radio wave, or other signal used for the purpose of changing, altering, disabling, or disrupting the normal signal sequence of a traffic-control device.

(b) It shall be unlawful for any person other than law enforcement, fire department, or emergency personnel to use, possess with the ability to use, sell, or purchase a traffic-control device preemption emitter.

(c) Any person who violates subsection (b) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.


Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia