WVC 17 C- 14 - 1
§17C-14-1. Unattended motor vehicle; penalty.
(a) No person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle shall
permit it to stand unattended without first stopping the engine,
locking the ignition, removing the key, and effectively setting the
brake thereon and, when standing upon any grade, turning the front
wheels to the curb or side of the highway.
(b) Any person violating the provisions of this section is
guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be
fined not more than one hundred dollars; upon a second conviction
within one year thereafter, shall be fined not more than two
hundred dollars; and upon a third or subsequent conviction, shall
be fined not more than five hundred dollars.