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Good afternoon. Did you have a written letter from your doctor regarding this, in your possession?
Thank you. You certainly have a defense to raise and should take this to court and fight it, if you had the notes from your doctor in your possession, which evidenced a medical condition that would not require you to wear a sea belt. Exemptions [O.C.G.A. § 40-8-76.1(C)] to the general seat belt requirement include:
The officer is not allowed to ask for specifics, since it could violate your medical privacy and is irrelevant. The note from the doctor should suffice.
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