WVC 17 C- 17 - 7
§17C-17-7. Trailers and towed vehicles.
(a) When one vehicle is towing another the drawbar or other
connection shall be of sufficient strength to pull all weight
towed thereby and said drawbar or other connection shall not
exceed fifteen feet from one vehicle to the other except the
connection between any two vehicles transporting poles, pipe,
machinery, or other objects of structural nature which cannot
readily be dismembered.
(b) When one vehicle is towing another and the connection
consists of a chain, rope, or cable, there shall be displayed
upon such connection a white flag or cloth not less than twelve