H. B. 2196
(By Delegate Susman)
[Introduced February 11, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary.]
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
A BILL to amend the code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §24A-2-7, relating to
requiring commercial trucks to have the corporate name
prominently displayed on the truck; and providing a penalty
That the code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §24A-2-7, to read as
ARTICLE 2. COMMON CARRIERS BY MOTOR VEHICLES.
§24A-2-7. Commercial trucks to bear company name.
All common carriers operating in this State shall prominently
display the company or corporate name of the common carrier on the
cab of any truck owned or leased by the common carrier as well as
on any trailer being pulled by a truck.
Any owner of a common carrier who fails to comply with this section is guilty of a
misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined up to two
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require commercial
trucks to prominently bear the company name of the commercial
carrier on the truck. The bill also provides a penalty for
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.