Q: In Ga if a stop sign does not have a sticker on the back showing its authorized by the city if I run it can I fight it
Wife ran a stop sign with no city, county, or state stickers on it of any kind
A: The short answer is no, you cannot successfully fight the ticket. Georgia law states that drivers of a vehicle approaching a stop sign shall stop at a clearly marked stop line or, if there is no stop line, before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection or, if there is no crosswalk, at the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver shall yield the right of way to any vehicle in the intersection or approaching on another roadway so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard during the time when such driver is moving across or within the intersection or junction of roadways.
This law applies to stop signs in parking lots of commercial/private property. There is no provision or requirement that a state sticker be affixed on the back of the sign.
However, if what you are stating is that the sign was erected by a private citizen, this is a question of fact. In this case, it is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your wife’s case.
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