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Do you need to have a windshield on your motorcycle in Georgia?

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding answers whether or not a windshield is required when driving a motorcycle in the state of Georgia. 

Is it against the law to not have a windshield on your motorcycle in the State of Georgia? Keep watching this video to find out the answer to this all-important question to stay legal on the roads in Georgia. Hi. Ted Spaulding, founder, trial lawyer here at Spaulding Injury Law. So the code section you’re wanting to look at is 46-315, subsection B. The answer to the question is no but there is a big exception to that no. If you don’t have a windshield, you must wear eye protection at all times. So goggles, appropriate sunglasses, got to have that at all times. You can be pulled over and ticketed if you don’t have a windshield and you’re not also wearing your eye protection. So that’s the nuance there. That was a question from my motorcycle Facebook group. Thanks for the question. So stay legal out there, guys. Windshield or eye protection, one or the other. Please follow the law.

 

Any other questions, comments, questions about Georgia law with motorcycles? Comment below. Let me know about windshields and eye protection if you’ve got certain circumstances. Curious if anyone’s been pulled over for this issue. Comment to this video, shoot me a message on Facebook. Love to hear from you. Thanks so much for watching this video.

Theodore Spaulding, attorney

For over 15 years, Mr. Spaulding has helped victims of negligence across the state of Georgia resolve personal injury disputes, and he’s received a remarkable number of awards and honors from the legal community recognizing his commitment to clients and to the metro-Atlanta area.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Spaulding belonged to the Phi Beta Kappa honors fraternity at the University of Georgia, and he obtained his legal training at the Georgia State College of Law, where he clerked for the Honorable Judge Rowland Barnes of the Fulton County Superior Court. Mr. Spaulding has also worked for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Atlanta Enforcement Division. Since 2005, he has dedicated his career to helping the injured victims of negligence and their loved ones win justice in Georgia’s personal injury courts.