Senate Bill No. 8
(By Senator Bailey, original sponsor)
[Passed February 15, 1995;
in effect ninety days from passage.]
AN ACT to amend and reenact section two, article fifteen, chapter
seventeen-c of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to motor vehicles;
traffic regulations, laws of the road; equipment; requiring
head lamps to be in use at certain times; and requiring
certain vehicles to have head lamps lighted at all times.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section two, article fifteen, chapter seventeen-c of
the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one,
as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 15. EQUIPMENT.
§17C-15-2. When lighted lamps are required.
Every vehicle other than a school bus, motorcycle, motor-driven cycle or moped operated upon a highway within this
state at any time from sunset to sunrise, or during fog, smoke,
rain or other unfavorable atmospheric conditions, or at any other
time when there is not sufficient light to render clearly
discernible persons and vehicles on the highway at a distance of
five hundred feet ahead, shall display lighted head lamps and
illuminating devices as hereinafter respectively required for
different classes of vehicles, subject to exceptions with respect
to parked vehicles as provided for in subsection (c), section
fifteen-c of this article. Every school bus, motorcycle,
motor-driven cycle and moped shall display lighted head lamps at
all times when upon the highway.