WVC 17 C- 6 - 6
§17C-6-6. Charging violations; rule in civil actions.
(a) In every charge of violation of any speed regulations in
this chapter the complaint, also the summons or notice to appear,
shall specify the speed at which the defendant is alleged to have
driven, also the speed applicable within the district or at the
location and in the event charge shall also be made of violation
of any other provision of this chapter, the complaint and the
summons or notice to appear shall also specify such other offense
alleged to have been committed.
(b) The provision of this chapter declaring speed
limitations shall not be construed to relieve the plaintiff in
any civil action from the burden of proving negligence on the
part of the defendant as the proximate cause of an accident.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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