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Tire transporters: Code of Georgia Annotated (CGA) 12-8-40.1 and GRR 391-3-4-.19
Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Land Protection Branch Solid Waste Management Program
Local government authorities
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. In addition to complying with any applicable U.S. Department of Transportation requirements, Georgia has specific requirements for the transportation of solid (nonhazardous) waste by "commercial" transporters, noncommercial transporters, and tire transporters. Georgia's transporter regulations are in connection with registration, permitting, manifests, and vehicle maintenance.
See the state section SOLID WASTE for information on the management and disposal of solid waste.
Refer to the state section MEDICAL WASTE for more information on the transportation of biomedical waste.
• Administration and enforcement. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and local agencies administer and enforce the rules for solid (nonhazardous) waste transporters.