Norcross, GA asked in DUI / DWI, Civil Litigation and Traffic Tickets for Georgia

Q: Can the County give an infraction to a visitor, even if the visitor is from a U.S. territory?

The person driving the vehicle is not the owner. He was visiting family in the state of GA and was unaware of this particular law (Chapter 6, Article 8 -School Buses). He doesn't even have a state drivers license, but one from a U.S. territory.

1 Lawyer Answer
Kelly Case
Kelly Case
  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Yes, the county can cite anyone for a traffic infraction, whether they have a driver's license or not, own the car or not, or are here from another country. The fact that they did not know what the law was is not a defense.

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