WVC 17 C- 17 A- 16
§17C-17A-16. Spotting unlawful; penalties.
It is unlawful for any person to intentionally assist an owner
or operator of a commercial motor vehicle engaged in the
transportation of coal to avoid a road, safety or other lawful
inspection or enforcement activity by any law or weight enforcement
officer through electronic communications or other means intended
to give the commercial vehicle driver knowledge of the location of
the officers. Any person who violates this section is guilty of a
misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than one
thousand dollars and upon a second or subsequent conviction, fined
not less than two thousand dollars.