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WVC 17 B- 2 - 10 §17B-2-10. Restricted licenses.
(a) The division upon issuing a driver's license shall have authority whenever good cause appears to impose restrictions suitable to the licensee's driving ability with respect to the type of or special mechanical control devices required on a motor vehicle which the licensee may operate or such other restrictions applicable to the licensee as the division may determine to be appropriate to assure the safe operation of a motor vehicle by the licensee.

(b) The division shall issue a restricted license to a person who has failed to pay overdue child support or comply with subpoenas or warrants relating to paternity or child support proceedings if a court orders restrictions of the person's license as provided in article fifteen, chapter forty-eight of this code.

(c) The division may either issue a special restricted license or may set forth such restrictions upon the usual license form.

(d) The division may upon receiving satisfactory evidence of any violation of the restrictions of such license suspend or revoke the same but the licensee shall be entitled to a hearing as upon a suspension or revocation under this chapter.

(e) It is a misdemeanor for any person to operate a motor vehicle in any manner in violation of the restrictions imposed in a restricted license issued to such person.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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